Hatched

Two of my ducks recently spent over a month sitting together on a heap of eggs. Last week, when the…

the garden in May

    Smelling: lilac Sowing: runner beans, French beans, carrots, beetroot and salad leaves Harvesting: asparagus and rhubarb Watching: parsley…

signs of spring

The Met Office would have us believe that spring started on 1st March, while astronomers say that it starts on…

Happy New Year!

  Each year, the days after Christmas seem almost suspended in time. There’s little to do on the farm apart…

inspired by …

… vivid colours in the hedgerows. The black bryony twists its way through the bare branches of hedges with its…