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Spring has arrived

The warm sun has brought all the daffodils out and the hedges are just starting to green up. A weeping willow over the Middlewood brook has come into leaf and with the camellia's in full bloom the myriad of colours around us are dazzling. Our green woodpecker can be heard constantly from about 6am through…
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August at Cottage Farm Middlewood

We are mowing grass occasionally rather than every week, which gives us more time for relaxing and staying cool. Its a chance to go out and explore castles and gardens (on the days when its not too hot). The book shops of Hay seem much quieter than normal as most people have gone to the…
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June at Middlewood

Come and stay at Cottage Farm. 'Flaming June' it has definitely not been, although it's mostly dry the sun has been loathe to stay out for long. Our current guests have spent a day around the Elan Valley Dams and thoroughly enjoyed it, today they went to Hereford for the Cathedral and Museums and tomorrow…
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A touch of Snow

Snow dust was sprinkled across the fields this morning, thank goodness its not like the snow before Christmas which gave us at least 12 inches and stayed for about a week. We literally had to dig the cars out of the drive after the snow plough had been through. Despite the snow spring is gallantly…
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