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  • 3rd April

    This week we got almost all the squash plants blocked.

    Again this is earlier than I would usually do them, so fingers crossed we don’t get hit with a severe frost.

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  • 27th March

    Last week we got a lot of planting done in the tunnels.

    All the spring cabbage, Kohl rabi, lettuce and ruby chard are all planted.

    But we have had to fleece them, this week there is forecast...

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  • 20th March

    Our early start to blocking the seeds looks like it has paid off.

    We started all the seeds, a month earlier than we usually would, this will hopefully get us off to an earlier start in the season...

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  • 6th March

    We had an extra couple off workers this week, Erin and Calum were at work with the schools being off, which gave us an extra couple of workers.

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  • 27th February

    Last week Rab finished of blocking the eighty thousand onion seeds, and made a start on the eighty thousand early leek seeds, these will be finished early this week, then it will be onto the brassicas...

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  • 20th February

    One job I still had to do, was fire up the water pump, and checking the irrigation.

    Rab now has started our eighty thousand onions seeds. And these will be set out in one of the main tunnels,...

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  • 13th February

    This week we prepared two tunnels, for the start of the huge volumes of seeds we are just away to start blocking.

    Each tunnel is fifty meters by eight meters wide.

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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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