Countryside

National Pub Chain Is Serving Ludwell’s Watercress

With the warm weather, salad vegetables are flying out of the shops. Alfred tours Ludwell’s watercress farm with owner Simon Lawes.

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Shaftesbury Workshop Lets You Take A Wildflower Meadow Home

You can create a mini wildflower meadow to take home during a workshop in Donhead St Mary later this month.

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Tom Perrett Walks A Two-Hour Loop Around Wardour’s Castles

It’s going to be a warm weekend, but walkers can find some cooling shade.

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Kate Scott Shares Exciting News In Her Chicken Keepers Diary

Breach Lane pet chicken owner Kate Scott offers us an insight into the last week with her birds.

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East Stour Medicinal Herbalist Julie Wood On The Plant That Changed Fashion

East Stour based medicinal herbalist Julie Wood tells us about burdock and its traditional medicinal qualities.

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How Shaftesbury Area Farmers Are Helping To Boost Barn Owl Numbers

Dorset Council farm tenants are helping to boost barn owl numbers in the area.

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Wardour Smallholder Mary Myers’ Woolly Words – Influenced By Sheep

Each week, we follow Mary Myers as she shares stories from her smallholding at Wardour.

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Shaftesbury Walks – Ludwell To Win Green

Tom Perrett inspires us with an audio diary from another of his great Dorset and Wiltshire walks.

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How Kate Scott’s Chicken Have Boosted Biodiversity

Kate Scott shares her stories from the past week with the pet chickens she keeps at her Breach Lane home.

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