I talk a little bit about 'the birds and the bees' and focus on 5 pollinator-friendly plants - globe artichoke, sunflowers, butterfly bush, honeysuckle and buttercups.
5 indicator plants at Henbant
If you want to know something about your soil or habitat there's a lot you can learn from the wild plants that grow there. These are just five at Henbant - fat hen, docks, dandelion, sticky weed and yarrow.
5 prevalent perennials at Henbant
With the changing seasons I've been admiring the wide variety of dominant plants that take over the meadows, including bracken, bluebells, red clover, foxgloves and gorse.
5 edible wild plants at Henbant
We've been enjoying some wild flavours here at Henbant and I wanted to share them with you. Discover the joys of elderflower, nettle, sorrel, wild garlic and pineapple weed.
Transformation at Henbant
The seasons have changed, crops have grown and campers are rolling in. It feels like life is buzzing here at Henbant.
Mountain views, naughty mice, egg mobiles and tasty food
I accidentally prepare a midnight feast for a mouse, bottle feed my first lamb, learn about the benefits of egg mobiles and doff my cap to our seedlings' first true leaves.
Transplanting kale, building garden beds, welcoming new lambs and enjoying communal life.
We've been building the beds for the market garden, watching out for lambs, eating our first harvest and enjoying time together.
Meeting the team, forest walking, rescuing chickens and weeding
The team walked the land at Henbant, weeded the market garden, rescued a few chickens and re-created Wes Anderson's Life Aquatic.
Chicken care, seed sowing, no-dig beds and DIY
I've been looking after the chickens, seed sowing for the market/kitchen gardens and learning how to use a drill.
A warm welcome to Henbant permaculture farm
My first two weeks at Henbant have been filled with delicious food, laughter around the dinner table, roaring fires, cows, chickens, sheep, brambles and plenty of lessons in regenerative agriculture.