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We love to hear of people who allow nature to re establish herself on their land. Theres a farmer near Downpatrick who didnt fertilise his hay meadow for a few years and was surprised by the flowers which returned from seeds waiting in the soil since the land was  last full of flowers. Those flowers increase each year and selling the seed is now the most profitable part of his farm.

He has inspired us to find out what flowery echo of the past we can allow to blossom in one of our fields.

On a different scale, a couple decided to relinquish control of their 3500 acres. You can read about it here https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/countryside/11888574/On-safari-in-the-South-Downs-the-rewilding-of-Knepp.html