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Massive Variety Recorded In Springhead Trust’s Moth Count

A massive variety of moths has been recorded in Springhead Trust’s latest survey.

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Mary Myers Meets Barbara Humphreys’ Hartgrove Alpacas

Our smallholding correspondent Mary Myers meets Barbara Humphreys and her Hartgrove alpacas.

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Walk Of The Week – Fontmell Orchids

Tom Perrett goes on a hunt for orchids on Fontmell Down in this week’s ‘Walk Of The Week’ on Alfred.

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Shaftesbury Chicken Keeper Kate Scott Finally Gets Some Eggs

We catch up with Shaftesbury chicken keeper Kate Scott and find out how the past week has been with her birds at Breach Lane.

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North Dorset Ranger Clive Whitbourn On Buddleia – The Butterfly Bush

North Dorset Ranger Clive Whitbourn talks about the birds, mammals, flora and fauna he’s noticed as he’s gone around Melbury and Fontmell Downs undertaking his National Trust duties.

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Visitors Encouraged To Experience The Sights And Smells Of Springhead Gardens

Springhead Trust’s gardens in Fontmell Magna will open to the public tomorrow (Thursday) between 11.30am and 4.30pm.

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Mary Myers’ Smallholding Diary – The Airbnb Service For Chickens

We head to Wardour to hear what’s new at Mary Myers’ smallholding.

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Joanna Jacobs Finding Treasure In Shaftesbury’s Streams

Joanna Jacobs uncovers interesting artefacts without the use of a spade or metal detector.

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Dazzling Dahlias With Wildlife-Friendly Gardener Dirty Nails

Wildlife-friendly gardener Dirty Nails reflects on the changing season, the St James’ housemartins and he offers his advice on growing dazzling dahlias.

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