June 2016

News Letter
Posted on Wednesday, 29 June, 2016 - 09:40
Thank you for the concern some of you have shown over our leek losses.  In a good year their potential value could have been about £7200 but half of this would have gone in harvesting and trimming them for sale so the loss is less.  In fact...
Blog Post
Posted on Tuesday, 28 June, 2016 - 13:50
It’s an exciting time of year for vegetables. The hungry gap is finally over, and the fields and polytunnels are rich with plant life. We’re harvesting plump, aromatic bulbs of fennel; beautiful, shiny young courgettes; rich and meaty aubergines, and...
News Letter
Posted on Friday, 24 June, 2016 - 12:11
When we survived the ravages of wireworm in 2006 I did not imagine that, ten years on, I would be faced with the same plague.  I have been powerless to do anything but watch the slow demise of 24,000 of our leeks as they are uprooted by jus...