Wednesday, June 22, 2016

bamboo bean frame and hens dustbath

home grown bamboo climbing frame for beans and peas

Massive crop of grapes this year in our poly tunnel with the tomatoes
Hens enjoying a group bath

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Sowing peas in guttering

Planting peas in guttering in the greenhouse to escape the mice, they will be planted out when they are a few inches tall.  The mice usually leave them allone then.

All our almond trees are in flower! bummer! now almond crop this year  then.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Filling the hotbed

Time to empty the compost out of the hotbed and fill it with fresh strawy manure

Saturday, January 23, 2016

New website

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Tree chickens

Our young chickens are choosing to sleep in a tree instead of  the henhouse! (very inconvenient!)

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Weird Weather

This has been a strange year!   One of our almond trees (the one that produces the best almonds!) is in full blossom. I am afraid that means no nuts next year although the bees are flying on good days.   The bees are another worry, I dont think they will be in hybernation yet and that means they will still be breeding, eating too much honey and I am unable to give them the ususal treatment against Veroa.