• Workday

    May Workday

    Everything is blooming and greening here at Heartwell; the lush rains and warm sun of May are definitely bringing the garden on beautifully, and it is a pleasure to spend time tending the land together. Our last work day saw the arrival of travelling Angus with his van living dog and cat, who generously built some much needed storage shelving in ‘The Bat Cave’ (our ramshackle tat cabin, and sometime home to a colony of bats). As you can see, our vegetable garden is looking glorious – we have built several new raised beds over the past year, and rebuilt and filled the existing ones. Much of the current planting…

  • Workday

    November Workday

    We had a good workday the other week. Sadly only Gerard and J attended. Rich helped a bit in the afternoon.Will kindly let us borrow his trailer and a trailer full of manure has been brought in. Nice black stuff, full of worms Organic horse manure from Dan. £6 a ton, brilliant! A bit of a mission to get it in the trailer but we did well. Filling up the wheelbarrow and pushing it up hill for 100 m to dump it in the trailer. Hard work, but worth it! We were hoping to do a couple of runs, but we only managed to do 1 run. We need to…