Today was a day for shovelling poo. We visited our local stables, who have been wonderful enough to let us have manure for free. Now that they have spread manure on the fields the mountain of pow is now just a small hillock. This has revealed some of the well-rottedRead More →

Today we did a little bit of Lasagne Gardening well okay not truly lasagne gardening but a similar idea. True lasagne gardening by the way is simply a no-dig method that uses green compost and brown compost alternated providing an excellent mulch. We’re using the same idea to keep weeds atRead More →

Today I planted out our Turnip seedlings, they are a variety called Petrowski a yellow turnip from Poland. We purchased these from The Read Seed Catalogue, I was especially keen to choose a variety which was a bit different from the supermarket varieties.         We’ve planted a huge numberRead More →