Monthly Archives: May 2016
I didn’t realise until this morning that a couple of nests are still visible at the heronry, 170 metres from where I stood on the bank of the River Stour.
We have a good crop of southern marsh orchids.
I shut the cattle in our relatively new Hoo Brook Pasture overnight and this morning to continue their task of eating the large amount of willow scrub, nettles, docs and thistles growing in there, as well as a lot of other assorted vegetation that needs grazing. Since this pasture was heavily wooded just two years ago, it’s a mess in there at the moment, but the cattle will sort things out if I can keep them active in here for long… Read More