June 2014

Blog Post
Parsnip Farming
Posted on Friday, 27 June, 2014 - 20:22
I want to say thank you for the kind comments I receive.  There have been a lot recently and it gives real meaning to our work. I am also very grateful for the feedback to our news letters. I love writing them and its great to know that they are...
Blog Post
Posted on Thursday, 26 June, 2014 - 01:00
Having raved about the ‘birth’ of our lovely potatoes last week I now have to write about the other side of the story.  I have not had a year when we avoided late blight of potato and this year is no exception.  We have begun to see the fir...
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 19 June, 2014 - 01:00
Lifting the first new potatoes of the season is a pleasure we all should experience.  The immature potato nuggets tumble over the harvester, clinging by their umbilical cord to the vibrant mother plant and lie on the ground sometimes partly cove...
News Letter
Posted on Thursday, 5 June, 2014 - 01:00
We have had a challenging week trying to make progress with sowing, planting and weeding in the field while dodging the showers.  Once again our light quick drying soil has given us a fighting chance whereas a heavier soil would have left us sit...