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At Vine House Farm bird foods we grow and sell wild bird food on our conservation award winning farm direct to the public by mail order and our farm shop.
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fact: did you know the formation of the the seeds in a sunflower head follows the sequence? This sequence means each number is the sum of the previous two, found frequently in nature in the number of flower petals too
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PA Images Aug 10
Ian Sanderson carries his daughter Jessica through the sunflower fields at Vine House Farm near Baston, Lincolnshire. 📷Joe Giddens/PA Images - contact us at
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Vine House Farm Aug 10
News From The Farm No.147 - Latest update from Nicholas Watts at Vine House Farm
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Vine House Farm Aug 10
With a third of British are in decline, play an important role as they are a valuable food source, containg a treasure trove of nectar & pollen
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Vine House Farm Aug 9
are often used as symbols of happiness & good luck. Their scientific name is Helianthus, from the Greek words of 'helios' meaning sun & 'anthus' meaning flower
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Vine House Farm Aug 8
In the space of a week, the sunflowers have come in to bloom. track the sun when young & when mature, they remain facing east, retaining warmth to attract pollinators
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Vine House Farm Aug 7
Steady progress with the new farm shop. Piles have been driven in to support the building & concrete floor. However, the 16ft high building you can just see in the background, used for storing potatoes, has been there for 33 years & has never moved - pilings weren't needed then
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Vine House Farm Aug 7
Harvesting wheat alongside the beautiful fields
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Vine House Farm Aug 6
Replying to @MandaPandaPrice
Thank you
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Vine House Farm Aug 6
Replying to @herdwicktweed @JodeF7
No, we're in the Fens in Lincolnshire!
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Vine House Farm Aug 6
In 2000 we grew 10 acres each of canary seed, white millet & red millet & 40 acres of sunflowers, all for bird food. To meet customer demand, more was grown until we had 400 acres of bird seed, with 160 acres of sunflowers making us the largest grower of in the UK
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Vine House Farm Aug 5
Nicholas planted the first crop of in May '98. In '99, we advertised in the magazine & the phone never stopped ringing. All of the crop went to our customers & popularity continued to increase
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Vine House Farm Aug 4
Following on from the group of Fallow stags we recently posted, here are the hinds. Rutting season starts later in August but we're not expecting them to stop with us, they usually go back out of the Fens. They may stay with us one Autumn as numbers increase
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Vine House Farm Aug 4
Nicholas saw multi-headed growing in Argentina, so brought some heads home to grow in the Vine House Farm garden. That autumn, the garden was alive with birds eating the sunflower seeds. So Nicholas decided that he would grow sunflowers to sell as food
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Vine House Farm Aug 3
take nectar from the bramble flowers & feed on insects around the fruit. This delightful & entertaining small bird is a frequent visitor to garden bird feeders & tables, performing skilful acrobatics to obtain a meal of peanuts or suet
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Vine House Farm Aug 3
It is season & whilst we are unable to host our annual sunflower farm walks, we thought we'd bring some cheer with a week or two of sunflower pics. Please let us know if you have any questions about sunflower growing & please post pics of your own sunflowers too!
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Vine House Farm Jul 31
Our wetland is getting quite popular with Little Egrets. A Green Sandpiper & a Coot can be seen in the foreground
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Vine House Farm Jul 30
The sunflowers are getting ready to put on their show...should be out in full bloom in two weeks time. Maybe would like to feature them, as we are unable to allow public access this year
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Vine House Farm Jul 30
The delightful sight of a young Little Ringed Plover on our wetland
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Vine House Farm Jul 29
We have Fallow deer on the Shrubbery, a farm acquired last year. They should be heading back out of the Fens to Bourne Woods in the next month.
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