Category Archives: Hand Farming

Making our own Laburnum fence posts

We are gradually working towards using hedges as the stock proof boundaries of the Trust’s fields, both through an ongoing programme of laying and restoring existing hedges and by planting new ones, as detailed in the previous post. While this work is in progress we need to maintain the fences we currently have. Inevitably posts break and need replacing. We are finding that some modern … Continue reading Making our own Laburnum fence posts »

Mole Hills on Cae Mari Jones

Mole Hills on Cae Mari Jones I don’t think any scyther enjoys meeting a mole hill while mowing a good crop of hay. It interrupts the flow of your scythe strokes, and worse still, blunts your blade! We obviously have a very healthy population of moles on the farm if the quantity of mole hills is anything to go by. Cae Mari Jones, our main … Continue reading Mole Hills on Cae Mari Jones »