• Garden

    Garden update

    Today 75 cloves of garlic got plated. The onions planted last month have popped out of the ground and slowly keep on growing. The first purple sprouting head is appearing. The leeks are getting thicker, and the rhubarb is happily growing in its new bed.

  • Garden

    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…

  • Garden

    Maude’s Manure

    Last night Liz and J went to Maude’s field to get some manure for the courgettes and the beans bed. Jim was there too helping, he was carrying the bags to the car. Then he got distracted hunting some food for Ratty (his pet cat). This manure has been put on the beds today and its looking fab! The plants are being hardened off and soon they can go in the ground. Beans beans, they go to your heart, the more you eat, the more you f*rt.