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  • 29th March


    We are a whisker away from April, and the field work has started.

    Last week we got the dung spread in the field, then ploughed.

    Then I went over the ploughed field, with...

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  • 15th March

    In the blocking tunnel we have the start of the main field crops seeds germinated. The red and white onions have germinated and up.                                            ...

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  • 8th March

    In November last year, I had bought 12 apple trees, three hundred raspberry canes a one hundred and fifty rhubarb crowns, these were all supposed to get planted before the end of last year, but the...

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  • 1st March

    At long last my new role as a teacher (head teacher) has almost finished, Calum went back to school om Monday, so now I only have Erin.                               ...

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  • 22nd February

    At long last the fields have defrosted, and the water pipes have water in them and not ice.

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  • 15th February

    Last week was a real struggle to get the harvesting done.

    We ended up with knee deep snow and minus 17, just finding the leeks was hard enough.

    Erin and Calum were in to help out, but...

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  • 8th February

    Last week our wee single furrow plough arrived, this plough is for the wee compact Siroma tractor, and will be used in the tunnels.

    So for a wee trial I went into the cosy tunnel and after a...

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  • 1st Febraury

    Last week as you would have noticed, the leeks were cut at the bottom rather than just the roots cut off as they should be.

    But after a wee bit of warmer weather and rain then the temperature...

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  • 24th January

    With me needing to get home, for around 10 am each morning to start my second job as a teacher, my mornings are spent on maintenance and repairs, and planning the weeks work for Rab and Nick, after...

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  • 18th January

    Well I haven’t wrote a weekly story of what’s going on at the farm for a couple of weeks.

    The reason is, I have a new job as a teacher, to Erin and Calum’s great delight.


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