March 2014

News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 27 March, 2014 - 00:00
It is now 6 months since we planted our spring greens.  I know that because they were planted on the day our Bess was born. Bess is quite little (petite I think is the word) and has only just doubled her birth weight, sadly, so are the greens, w...
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 20 March, 2014 - 00:00
I am pleased to say that our potato ground is ploughed and drying off awaiting the seed potatoes.  Ploughed ground dries off more quickly because the surface area is increased.  I was ploughing on Friday afternoon in the fog and for half an...
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 13 March, 2014 - 18:31
The wait is over!  The ground is drying and we have begun our primary cultivation. The office door has shrunk back to its normal size so that it opens with ease and the large puddle on the drive, which I have circumnavigated for months on the wa...
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 6 March, 2014 - 12:27
Many of you will know that we are rapidly approaching the ‘hungry gap’.  This is a period when our winter crops are coming to an end and the new season crops are not yet ready.  April can be tricky but in fact May is the most difficult time...