Tag Archives: agriculture

Wordless Wednesday – Cornfield poppies

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Will you go a-wassailing?

Do you want to ‘wake up’ some apple trees, so that you get a brilliant crop this year? Then you need to go a-wassailing and tonight is the night to do it. Twelfth Night, the evening of 5th January, is … Continue reading

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On the Etiquette of Crop Sprayers and other Countryside Users

Usually, when I walk the dog over the fields and I see some agricultural work going on, be it sowing, ploughing or spraying, I will chose an alternative, rougher route through the flood meadows along the river’s edge. However, this … Continue reading

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