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  • 20th July

    As I was saying last week, we have eventually managed to get into our first fully empty tunnel with the new Siroma tractor.

    With this wee compact tractor we can now rotovate and roll five beds...

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  • 13th July

     Away back in February this year, I had the auld Fergie 135 up and running with a brand-new engine and clutch, I had a new bonnet and mudguards to fit on to.

    But they were getting sprayed...

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  • 6th July

    After the Fleece was blown of off the courgette last week, I had hoped for nice warm weather to help bring the courgettes on for harvesting.

    But we had a week of wet, windy and not so warm temperatures.

    Wet...

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  • 29th June

     Last weekend the fleece got blowen of off the courgette’s out in the field. And we were pleasantly surprised to see courgettes ready for harvesting. . Not a lot but it’s a start, and...

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  • 22nd June

    Over the last months few we have been looking into getting another two tunnels.

    But I haven’t been able to get out and see any, with corona virus, and secondly, we couldn’t put one...

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  • 18th June

    Every week and  every day are a weeding day at this time of the year, it never stops, if only we could sell weeds, they grow in any conditions and are everywhere.

    Last week we were due to...

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  • 8th June

    My home-made self-propelled bed weeder, has been out in the field working all this week.

    And so far, it’s been working really well.

    The most impressive thing about it, is that we...

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  • 1st June

     Last week we had two surprises one in the tractor and one in the planter.

    The First was a bird’s nest at the back of the tractor, it has four eggs in it.

    A couple of years...

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  • 25th May

    Last week we had a couple of scorchers of days, both days the temperature was around 24. Inside the tunnels it was at the top of the temperature gauge, that reads 50 degrees, so we don’t really...

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  • 18th May

    It’s been a busy week of planting.

    We got all the different varieties of cabbages planted, a total of thirty five thousand, these we will start to harvest from around April, and the hardy...

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