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  • 22nd May

    The good weather held up all week, and we were planting every day.

    We now have all the brassicas, early and late leeks planted, and next week hopefully, weather permitting, by Wednesday, we should...

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  • 15th May

    It has been a good week of Weather with some nice dry warm weather.

    This helped us to get all the brassicas planted.

    We now have all the Cabbages, Kale and Brussel sprouts planted, a total...

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  • 8th May

    By the end of last week, the tunnels at long last have started to heat up.

    And what a difference a wee bit of heat has made.

    The spinach, rhubi chard, spring cabbage and lettuce have shot...

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  • 1st May

    This week we started taking the Brassicas and Onions out of the tunnel.

    They need to be out for at least a week, to get hardened off before we plant them in the field.

    Although they have...

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  • 24th April


    With the new tunnel yet to be sheeted, I was still waiting for a day of no wind.

    And on Monday morning we arrived at work with no wind.

    Quickly we pulled the polythene out...

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  • 17th April

    Last weeks job was getting all the tunnels hand weeded.

    The temperatures in the tunnels have got quite warm over the last couple of weeks and the crops are growing nicely.

    With Erin and...

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  • 10th April

    Last week there was a wee bit of heat during the day, with temperatures reaching double figures.

    And this heated up the tunnels nicely.

    Most of the plants that have been planted in the...

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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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