Our efforts to improve the local environment and increase bio-diversity are beginning to show results but with some unexpected consequenses
When things go wrong, just get back on the horse and carry on. Harvest starting to come in thick and fast
There's a Yiddish proverb, “Man plans, God laughs” and it's been very apt this week. I'll explain what's gone pear shaped to steal another phrase.
A visit to Tyn Y Nant Forest Garden Centre at Llanfihangel Glyn Myfyr. A nursery based on the gift economy where the plants are free.
The raised beds are near cleared and compost added from the bins. Using the paths as a slow composter for the wood chippings.
Sometimes the temperature in our greenhouses and polytunnels gets too high and this causes heat stress and heat shock to our crops. So what to do?
Collecting compost made the easy way, tomatoes reaching the roof and a wonderful documentary about farming in Carmarthenshire near 60 years ago
Knee still not right but things are still getting done on the plots. The polytunnel performance is just amazing me with super high sweetcorn etc.
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