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Flora and Fauna

Flora and Fauna

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

North Devon was fortunate not to have experienced the wet weather that engulfed a lot of the country. We have had to irrigate the greens even after a few thunderstorms in early August. It is now mid August and the rain has been sufficient to penetrate wel...

Summer at Highbullen

Summer at Highbullen

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

July has started just as last year. Very nearly clear blue skies each day and perfect for sun bathing at the outdoor pool. The sunrises and sunsets have been varied and breath taking, but you will have to be up early for the former! This wonderful we...

Summer is on the Horizon

Summer is on the Horizon

Tuesday, 04 June 2019

We enter summer after being blessed with a great spring weather wise, sunshine and no more than the odd shower which has fortunately been just about sufficient to keep the greens growing well. The greenkeeping team dread a repeat of last summers drought. ...

May Flora and the House Martins

May Flora and the House Martins

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

We had the most exceptional weather over the Easter weekend and that enabled us to spray the fairway daisies and they are now looking far from healthy, however it makes finding the ball easy. The greens were hollow tined towards the end of April and are r...

Magnolias in Bloom and Trout in the River Mole

Magnolias in Bloom and Trout in the River Mole

Thursday, 04 April 2019

April has arrived and the first few days were as frosty and cold as any in the preceding two months!  Our first swallows have just arrived and a few sand martins have been observed migrating north along the river Mole. Even with the chill to the earl...