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Thursday, July 29, 2021
The Fieldson Orchard

Welcome to the Fieldson Orchard

The legacy of Rob Fieldson’s work will live on in many ways, but there will now be a lasting tribute in his name, thanks...
Withybed Moorings surrounded by wildflowers.

FARMING WITH NATURE

Hannah Genders visits a village farmer whose philosophy is to ‘give something back’ and to enhance the land. During lockdown earlier this year, many of...
Sunrise over Newbourne Hill

WARM, WET AND NOISY

Village weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes August was a warmer than average month in The Village area, with a mean temperature of...

‘Selfies’ in space

Village astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the night sky . . . . Here we are in the middle of October already and the nights...

BACK TO THE ROOTS

Mary Green visits the farm where she grew up to see the benefits of organic methods. What an odd year it has been. It was...
The lavender walk to Le Manoir.

GARDENING AT LE MANOIR

Hannah Genders visits the source of Raymond Blanc’s famous seasonal produce and meets the gardening brains behind it. As a saying from the 1940s goes:...

LOVING THE UNLOVED

Mary Green surveys the natural wonders we have turned against . . . I hope people have kept up the closer link with the natural...
Here comes the summer

LOCKDOWN SUNSHINE

If there was one thing that made the early months of lockdown bearable for many people, it was the weather.As Villagers found themselves with...
Juno Image of Jupiter

BIG BEASTS LINE UP

Well, what an exciting spring we had! The first launch of Americans into space from US soil for nine years. The Crew Dragon spacecraft worked...

THE SUMMER GARDEN

Even after a long spring and early summer in the garden there’s still work to be done, writes Hannah Genders. We’ve all been madly gardening...