End of an Era at Westside

Westside Barley

For many years the field in front of the farmhouse has been used for growing crops such as barley and wheat. Our Neighbour has already put fields back to agricultural grassland but we have gone a step further by reverting this field to sown semi-natural grassland.

  • Westside Wheat

    Arable land can be reverted to grassland to increase the variety of habitat although some studies found no clear benefit to wildlife.

  • Westside Parkland-0030

    After ploughing a disc harrow disturbs all the of the soil on the surface and smooths out the surface of the soil.

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