Blog Date Archive
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.
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.
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...
In the blocking tunnel we have the start of the main field crops seeds germinated. The red and white onions have germinated and up. ...
At long last the fields have defrosted, and the water pipes have water in them and not ice.
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...
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...