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schools

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    On your marks, get set, GROW!

    Blog 5th April 2016

    Regular readers may remember reading about our renovations in the Kitchen Garden earlier this year, the hoops and nets are really successful at keeping the chickens/cats/pigeons/foxes/etc. off our raised beds…

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    Egg, Eggs, Eggs…

    Blog 29th March 2016

    We have enjoyed numerous egg hunts this week, searching for the tiniest eggs laid by our queen bees, through the colourful eggs of our hens to the largest chocolate eggs…

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    Boing! (the sound of Spring…)

    Blog 21st March 2016

    Sara has just returned from a wonderful week contributing to the programme of talks at the Country Living Spring Fair, it was lovely to meet so many people who had…

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    New Chickens, New Cheese…

    Blog 23rd February 2016

    We’ve had a very productive Half Term… Whilst the grass may still be damp, even waterlogged, a couple of days of fabulous sunshine over the last week has permitted a…

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    Round and Around

    Blog 6th February 2016

    We’ve been thinking about cycles this week… Not bicycles, though we love those too, but life cycles in animals and plants, the cycles of the seasons and, of course, recycling…

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    Back to School…

    Blog 12th January 2016

    Welcome back to Hen Corner, especially to new visitors since our recent feature in The Guardian. I know that the children went back to school last week, but I’m going…

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    2015 – I salute you!

    Blog 5th January 2016

    Welcome back to Hen Corner, especially to new visitors since our recent feature in The Guardian. I’m a firm believer that Christmas continues until the twelfth night and remain in…

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    Sweet Summer Strawberries…

    Blog 12th June 2015

    ‘Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.’* *Henry James Like children gazing out of the window into the…

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    Busy as Bees…

    Blog 1st June 2015

    ‘A bee is never as busy as it seems; it’s just that it can’t buzz any slower.’* *Kin Hubbard I normally do tend to pack a lot into my time,…

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    May we welcome you

    Blog 3rd May 2015

    ‘He was as fresh as is the month of May.’* *Geoffrey Chaucer We, like many other families across the country, are approaching GCSEs and this quote, above, is from the…