organic blog
  • 19th October

    Its Pumpkin time again, and we have had a great crop, with loads of huge pumpkins.

    Usually every year we would give everyone a pumpkin over the next two weeks.

    But this year is a wee bit...

    Read more
  • 5th October

    Last week, after we had all the harvesting done, we started work on the new shed we are building, most days we can’t get started on it till after 12, with all the harvesting that is needing done.

    At...

    Read more
  • 28th September

    Last week we started taking down the old wind break, I built a 15-meter-high wind break eight years ago, it was 200 meters in length, and was braced for the strong west winds that we constantly get,...

    Read more
  • 21st September

    We are now well into squash season now, and all the squash are looking pretty good.

    We were a wee bit worried at the start of the year when we planted them, they got of to a very warm start,...

    Read more
  • 7th September

    One of the smelliest jobs on the farm is spreading the waste veg.

    We have a small one tonne dung spreader, we don’t us this for spreading the hen pen at the start of the year, because it...

    Read more
  • 24th August

    This year has been a year of fantastic growth in all the crops, the warm and wet weather we have been having after the very dry warm May, has brought everything on.

    Every year we grow Hungarian...

    Read more
  • 17th August

     

    Well that’s the kids back to school, and finally, I managed to do a full day’s work during the week without Erin and Calum, it did feel a wee bit strange, they have been helping...

    Read more
  • 10th August

    Last week I had a wee walk through the Squash and pumpkin plants.

    And they are already ready, last year we didn’t start to harvest them till the 22nd of August, so the crop is a wee bit...

    Read more
  • 3rd August

    Last week we managed to get the cosy tunnel re sheeted.

    On the 24th May we were hit with about three days of strong winds, and the polythene got ripped and blown of off this tunnel.

    We...

    Read more
  • 27th July

    The crops in the field are all coming on great, they have all been bed weeded now twice, and we are away to go over the Leeks and Onions a third time.

    The Cabbages are looking like they are going...

    Read more