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What's in this month's issue

What's in this month's issue

Countryside magazine – our March issue

Mind the hedge: Why we should give our hedgerows the credit they deserve

The birdwatching farmer: Meet Nicholas Watts, who is passionate about the wildlife on his farm

Naturally talented: Robert Fuller takes artistic inspiration from the nature on his doorstep

Winning ways: We chat to National Hunt trainer Philip Hobbs in the run-up to the Cheltenham Festival

Is A2 the milk for you? How a new type of milk is encouraging people back to the white stuff

Stylish, yet practical: Nicola Stocken looks at the dazzling array of garden buildings that are brightening up our plots

In pictures: Behind the scenes at the fascinating Avoncroft Museum

Test it: Top kit for home maintenance

Eat it, cook it: Why eggs are so good for us plus 3 recipes where the egg is the star

On the cover:

Guardians of the countryside – how farming and the environment work hand in hand. Nicholas Watts is a prime example of a farmer who is balancing food production with nature conservation