Early winter in Treflach

Early winter in Treflach
  Much has been written about the holly and the ivy.  In Treflach the best hedges are holly but when they are allowed to grow into trees their b...

Early winter in Treflach

Early winter in Treflach
  Much has been written about the holly and the ivy.  In Treflach the best hedges are holly but when they are allowed to grow into trees their b...

Wild Fruits Of Treflach

Wild Fruits Of Treflach
Go onto any bronze age archeological dig and people will always comment on how cold, open and exposed it is especially in winter; how did they co...

The lanes of Treflach

The lanes of Treflach
The lanes and byeways of Treflach are pre historic indented and sunken into the landscape worn away by millenia of travel. To the passerby ...

Walnut Trees of Treflach

Walnut Trees of Treflach
At the top of Treflach Valley is Offas Dyke built in AD785. A welsh man found on the England side of the border could have his right hand chopped...

Soil

Soil
The fields of Treflach are small compared to the land mainly due to the topography of the area and the relative late reclamation from the old fore...

Bellan Brook feeding Treflach Farm Pool and onward to Sweeney Fen SSSI

Bellan Brook feeding Treflach Farm Pool and onward to Sweeney Fen SSSI
Treflach gets its name from the old welsh Tref-township iach-healthy and the reason for that was the many springs that ooze out of the fractur...

Spring Grass

Spring Grass
If you were to walk across Shropshire you would come across more different type of rock and soil than if you were to walk the whole of Russia due ...

Swallows

Swallows
    It may be April showers that bring forth May flowers, but it is the April sun that brings the swallows. Catching first sight of these is a cou...

Water in the Landscape on Treflach Farm

Water in the Landscape on Treflach Farm
Treflach Farm has a number of natural springs feeding a stream that runs across ‘Cai Nant’, ‘Lawrences’ & the ‘Pool’ Fields before flowing int...

Permaculture on Treflach Farm

Permaculture on Treflach Farm
Practical application of Permaculture on Treflach Farm Who are Treflach Farm? Treflach Farm is a collection of animals, family, friends, employees...