Saturday, 18 March 2017

Sunday, 23 October 2016


Apples harvested Saturday 22 October
Washed, pulped, juiced & pasteurised  at the Random Apple Co. Sunday 23 October
Result: 31 three-quarter litre bottles of apple juice

The fruit theme will continue in November as we plant 10 orchard trees

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Plum Production Line

What to do with a small share of about 20kg of Victoria plums...

Jeff and Tom competed with the wasps for this evenings harvest

Monday, 8 August 2016

August Garden and Fruits of the Garden

The garden looking good

A bumper year for fruits

L - blackcurrant jelly with strawberries
Middle - redcurrant jelly
R - whitecurrant 'jamelly'  (put through a sieve rather than a jelly bag to remove pips) 
topped with redcurrant jelly

Saturday, 23 July 2016

High Summer in the Garden

Fruit cage by the east wall

A heavy crop of red and white currants
Seed heads of bolted leeks left for pollinators
Faded poppies

Friday, 8 July 2016

Saturday, 2 July 2016


Our first red poppy of the year came into flower
100 years and 1 day after the start of the Battle of the Somme