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  • 2nd July

    In last weeks news letter I had talked about how the Cucumbers and Chillies are growing super fast and we should be harvesting them pretty soon.
    Well it's stayed hot really hot and we will be...

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  • 25th June

    The Cucumbers and Chillies are growing super fast and we should be harvesting them pretty soon, Its been really hot in their tunnel, the cucumbers don't really need sunshine to ripen the crop like tomatoes...

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  • 18th June

    The cucumber plants have the first flowers on them and they were desperately needing tied up, so at the weekend Calum and Erin came down to give me a hand, from here through out the summer they will...

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  • 11th June

    So far the flying hawk kite we bought has been keeping the pigeons away, and it had been working so well we got another 2 to keep the other one company, but pigeons are clever and if I don’t keep...

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  • 4th June

    As I was saying last week we had the Swede and Beetroot were direct sown in the field on Thursday the 18th May and the Carrots I sowed with my wee seeding barrow on the 21st May, the swede and Beetroot...

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  • 28th May

    We finished of planting the Sweetcorn at the beginning of last week, and now that's all the field fully planted out, we had started planting this year two and a half weeks later than last year. the...

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  • 21st May

    Last week I had been talking about using biodegradable mulch film, but for laying it on the field I needed a machine, which costs £5000, and the machine looks pretty simple, so I made one out...

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  • 14th May

    Last week we had a really good spell of weather and got on well with the planting, We did have two days of pretty heavy rain but it came in through the night and the ground was braw and dry in the morning...

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  • 7th May

    Last Monday we managed to make a start at planting out in the field, Last year we started planting on 17th April this year it was the 31st of April a huge difference, we started blocking the plants...

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  • 30th April

    At Long last I managed to get the tunnel re sheeted, on Monday I hired a digger in and I dug the trench out around the tunnel for the polythene to get trenched in, then it was a waiting came for some...

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