May 2016

News Letter
Posted on Friday, 27 May, 2016 - 13:50
... is the farmer’s boot, i.e. there is nothing more important in veg growing than to walk your crops on a daily basis. This piece of farming wisdom was passed on to me by a grower friend who, in turn, no doubt heard it from someone else.  Farmi...
Blog Post
Posted on Tuesday, 24 May, 2016 - 14:06
The polytunnels are bursting into life here at Stowey Rocks Farm. The peppers, aubergines and tomatoes have shot shot up, seemingly overnight, and the basil is being planted: as we sow, we're reminded of the overwhelming aroma that hits you when you...
Blog Post
Posted on Friday, 13 May, 2016 - 12:32
We planted our onions last week, and were promptly met by rain. Good news for the onions, not so good for the raised beds that needed to be made up for the carrots. If only we could control the weather and allow it to rain in one field...