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Ploughing for Heritage Wheat
Yesterday afternoon we ploughed up two acres of herbal ley for heritage wheat which will be sown next month. This is the fifth year of our rotation and it’s not the first ...
End of August Update
As August makes way for September, the freshly planted grass by our new entrance is looking lush and green, thanks to the recent rain. The sunflowers in the wild bird seed mix ...
Observations on Spring Sowings and Summer Cuts
After so many weeks of hot, dry weather, it’s quite hard to imagine what conditions were like at the start of the spring, when the atypical cold spell and last heavy days of ...
Busy Bank Holiday at Honeydale
Earlier this month we hosted a farm walk for a group of post grad students from the RAU, who came to discuss diverse and sustainable farming. With hawthorn hedging in full flower ...
Busy September at Honeydale
As we head into Autumn, there’s been plenty going on at Honeydale Farm. Mid-September, we drilled mustard into the control plots of spring barley as a cover crop. This is a ...
End of Summer
The last few weeks have been very busy ones at Honeydale. Not only have we been haymaking and harvesting but we’ve also been progressing with plans for the development of ...
Combining the Control Plots & Sowing for Winter
This weekend we took advantage of a break in the weather and combined our control plots of spring barley. Since we took over Honeydale four years ago, we have conventionally ...
Running Repairs
As part of our rotation of fertility building grass leys and cereals, an area of ley is ploughed up every year and planted in the spring with a cash crop to make the most of the ...

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It's always been part of our vision to have a farm as an extension of the Cotswold Seeds business and in 2013 we bought Honeydale Farm, one hundred acres in the Cotswolds. During the past couple of years we've been making huge progress on the farm and this blog was set up to share this progress with our friends in the farming world.