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  • 6th February

    One job we still have to finish is getting the new tunnel sheeted.

    We had to order another tunnel after last Januarys storms.

    We lost the polythene of off, four tunnels, and one was completely...

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  • 30th January

    Last week we starting blocking seeds.

    We have started a bit earlier than usual this year, and have already blocked ten thousand red spring onions, five thousand kohl rabi and five thousand spring...

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  • 28th November

    It has been another week of rain, luckily not quite as much as last week so no flooding.

    So most of the produce we are harvesting is covered in mud, but the benefit of it being so wet is that...

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  • 21st November

    It has been a very wet week, luckily we do all the harvesting with a vintage Ferie 135 and the compact Siroma, both have no cabs and both 2 wheel drive, but even with trailers there is very little weight.

    The...

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  • 14th November

    Thats been another week of unseasonably warm weather, 16 degrees most days, the weeds in the tunnels are still growing, and this week we will need to do a bit of weeding in there.

    All the main...

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  • 7th november


    Last week we had our soil association inspection.

    We get inspected every year, and they go through every detail of what we buy in.

    We must have certificates for any produce we buy,...

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  • 31st October

    There has been no newsletter over the last two weeks, it has been a tad busy with come and pick your own pumpkins at the farm.

    This year we done it over two weekends, in the past we have only...

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  • 10th October

     

    That’s all the pumpkins in of off the field, we have one thousand six hundred.

    Last year we had over two thousand.

    This year’s pumpkin seeds all came from Tamar...

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  • 3rd October

    Last week we started cutting the pumpkins and lying them out.

    Pumpkins cut straight of the plant are usually green, and if you are wanting them to eat and not carve, they wouldn’t be the...

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  • 26th September

     It’s come round to the time of the year for squash plants.

    It was a very warm year for them which they love, but pretty much zero rain for most of the summer.

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