Thursday, 9 August 2012

Summertime, and the going is easy

We’re having a busy Summer at the Croft. Thanks to clever sheep management (by the ram, not by me…) we’ve got a batch of lambs appearing during the August holidays.

Button and Stitch aged 2 weeks
 Isi (who’s living with us) and I have built a new chicken shed, named the "Anti-Ziggurat" for its decapitated pyramid shape:

The soil is rock hard – in the month from 2nd July to 5th August we had just 3mm of rain…

Pick a hard place

…but with our recycled water supply we can irrigate, and have been harvesting the tomatoes planted by Emily Hornett.

A source of tomatoes

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