Back from the Brink ‘Colour in the Margins’ project is to save threatened arable habitats and the species that depend on them Cultivated farmland is vital for many wildflowers and animals. Cornfield flowers were once a familiar sight but sadly in the last 200 years these plants have declined by 96%. This in turn has affected other wildlife including beetles, bats and birds...

In the 1930’s, 40%of the Cotswolds AONB was covered in wildflower-rich grassland. Due to agricultural intensification and changing land management practices, less than 1.5% remains and many of the plants and animals associated with this habitat have suffered major declines. ‘Glorious Cotswold Grasslands’ is a three year project set to reverse these declines by restoring and creating wildflower grasslands throughout the...

Farm Shelterbelts In partnership with FWAG SW, Protect Earth and Ecologi In 2020 we eagerly volunteered to offer our farm as a demonstration site for the “Optimum Shelterbelt”.  The design of the “Optimum Shelterbelt” is the result of many, many years of research by John Davis in conjunction with Oxford University.  In partnership with this project, the Organic Research Institute Cirencester will...