organic blog
  • 12th September

    This week we started our carrots, first time we have ever sown them.

    They are a wee bit later than carrots would usually be ready.

    But two things are the reason for that, one it was such...

    Read more
  • 5th September

    With all the weeding in the field finished, and the Schools back.                                          ...

    Read more
  • 29th August

    It is a sure sign of summer finishing and the start of Autumn, when the squash crops are ready

    The squash crops are one crop,  that you cannot see how the crop is doing without walking through...

    Read more
  • 22nd August

    At the beginning of this year I bought an air drill carrot machine.

    I have been looking for one for a few years, as carrot seed is very fine, and can only be sown with an air seeder.

    Read more
  • 15th August

     

    It’s the last week of the school holidays. And there are a few jobs that I have been waiting to finish of when Erin and Calum were back at school.

    One was to finish of the...

    Read more
  • 1st August

     

    Last week was a wee bit better for the plants, the field got the rain we were desperately needing.

    Its amazing to see the growth in the Leeks and onions with the downpours we had.

    The...

    Read more
  • 25th July

     

    That’s the courgettes in full production now, last weeks warm temperatures really brought them on.

    Usually after we take the fleece of and do the first harvesting, it then...

    Read more
  • 18th July

    Apologies I haven’t done a newsletter for two weeks.

    School holidays to blame, to much going away with Erin and Calum then having to do weeding with the tractor at nights and time gets...

    Read more
  • June 27th

     I missed writing the newsletter last week.

    My excuse is, Erin had a long weekend at Dalguise activity centre, it was for all her class of P7,S, and I was along as one of the responsible...

    Read more
  • June 13th

     I missed writing the newsletter last week, it had been a very busy week.

    And again this year we have our lodger and her family back in the tractor.

    Every year there has been a pied...

    Read more