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Land Management

Living with a Septic Tank

Living with a Septic Tank

If you move away to your perfect country idyll, it’s highly likely that it will have a septic tank. Heidi M. Sands ‘steps in’ with a layman’s explanation of the system and the ‘dos and don’ts’ Like a lot of people with an older property, we live with a septic tank. What this means is […]

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The Search Is on for the Nation’s Top ‘Meadow Makers’

The Search Is on for the Nation’s Top ‘Meadow Makers’

Meadows and grasslands rich in wildflowers such as oxeye daisies, buttercups and myriad orchids have declined disastrously since the 1930s ‒ in fact we have lost 97% (or nearly 7.5 million acres), and more are being lost each year through neglect, conversion to other land use or development. Farmers and landowners are crucial in protecting […]

Controlling Ragwort

Controlling Ragwort

At the recent smallholder event in Ardingly someone came to our stand and talked at length about the problems of ragwort for livestock, and suggested we cover it in Home Farmer. In fact we have covered controlling ragwort in an article by Heidi M. Sands. For anyone concerned about ragwort and how to protect livestock […]

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