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  • 19th April

    Last week was a week of freezing temperatures. In the mornings it was -5 some mornings then rising to above 15 some days, in the small tunnel and greenhouse, the temperature rose to a boiling 30 degrees.


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  • 12th April

    Erin and Calum are on easter holidays so two extra pair of hands. Fairly helped out with getting extra jobs done.

    The first job they done was finishing of the fruit area we have been busy on.

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  • 8th April

    We had a couple of stormy days last week, and unfortunately, we suffered two tunnels getting torn.

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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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