I’ve always been a fit and sporty individual, and I’ve tried to find ways to exercise even when we had office jobs, from running and cycling to yoga and pushing weights. Since moving into Home Farm I no longer have to look for ways to exercise, because gardening and working our smallholding is keeping me fitter than ever.
The blazing hot month of May has prompted the grass in our field to bolt and grow at a rate we’ve not experienced before. Three weeks ago I strimmed our…
Last week, while preparing our newly constructed raised beds, I came across a wireworm in the soil, which was not good news as we intend to grow potatoes and other…
With all the work happening on the veg patch, our ‘wild’ field has gone out of control. We need to strim it twice a year or the grass gets up…
With the struggles of getting soil and other materials for our veg patch (courtesy of Coronavirus closures and disruptions) we turned our attention to making our compost heap.