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  • 26th September

     It’s come round to the time of the year for squash plants.

    It was a very warm year for them which they love, but pretty much zero rain for most of the summer.

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  • 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...

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  • 5th September

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

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

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  • 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.


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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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