May 2014

Event
Farm Walk at Stowey Rocks
Posted on Thursday, 22 May, 2014 - 01:00
It feels like it’s time for another farm walk.  Saturday 7 June looks set fair and I’m sure that the state of the fields will surprise those of you that came in April.
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 22 May, 2014 - 01:00
There is a short period in April when, as a vegetable grower, you feel on top of things and everything looks rosy.  This moment of calm, self gratification is very quickly overtaken by a sense of panic once the soil begins to warm up a bit more...
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 15 May, 2014 - 19:57
A week is a very long time on the farm in spring.  At least that’s how it felt as I surveyed the amazing growth put on by the carrots, beetroot and salad onion in the polytunnel and the sheer abundance of cow parsley that fringed the lanes, afte...
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 1 May, 2014 - 01:00
They say you should plant your onions before the end of April or face a yield penalty and so I’m pleased to say that the last one of 150,000 went into the ground at about 6.45 this evening, while we are still eating the remnants of last year’s c...