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PMT……………….relief !!!!

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That is not PMT used as an acronym  in the most familiar way, but PMT as in ” Post movement test ” for Bovine TB ! Newish government rules mean that even for recently tested and cleared animals [ as these three girls were ] if they are moved to a new holding they must be… Read more »

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Winter treat

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Due to the fact that the Highlanders were starving to death  [NOT ] they were given a big round bale of hay today . The plain truth of the matter is that The Proprietor and myself, having invested in a round bale feed ring, just could not wait for proper winter weather to give it… Read more »

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Bringing The Highland to Willowbog.

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A number of Willowbog Bonsai regulars will already know that we are embarking upon a new project here at Willowbog Farm. Those of you that know the nursery and it’s location will also know that we are situated well north of Hadrian’s Wall. This was the ancient frontier separating England from it’s superior neighbour to the north… Read more »

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Making an entrance

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For sometime the Proprietor and myself have wanted a new gate at the entrance to Willowbog Farm, the home of Willowbog Bonsai. We were having the gate made specially so we wanted something a little bit different. We had seen some of the work of Middleton Forge and been impressed by what we saw, so… Read more »

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Nearly done

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Job almost done guys.  

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Work at Willowbog Bonsai

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No, don’t get alarmed it is not the Assistant Proprietor who is working ! We have got in The Professionals ! Makes me exhausted just looking at the tools. This is men’s work. A subsequent post will reveal what they have been up to .

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Mishap

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Following a standard WordPress update being carried out,  for some obscure reason all or most of the photos that populated our last two posts have disappeared.   Unfortunately as I had already deleted those photos from the PC I am unable to replace them  For no particular reason above is a recent picture of a… Read more »

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As forecast ……….so far

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Not a day to be working outside ! Not a day to even be outside , though one of us has to go and lock the top gate!

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Infrequent visitor.

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Infrequent is hardly the word though as I think that it was only the second time that we have recorded the bird species that was in the garden yesterday. An internet sourced photo of Tree sparrow. This species is not nearly as common as it’s mainly urban cousin the House sparrow. Also, it is not… Read more »

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