While we waited for the weather to clear up we decided to give some of our plants a head start inside. What started off as a few chilli and pepper seeds germinating on the kitchen table soon became too many trays of baby plants to fit on the available surfaces. It was time to harden…… Continue reading Absolutely Potty!
Whilst winter was the time for cleaning out the greenhouse and pouring over seed catalogues to find the tastiest crops, the welcome arrival of spring has seen us step up a gear. Not only did we get our livestock enclosure up and filled with chickens, we started getting ready for the poly-tunnel to go up.…… Continue reading Spring into action!
Once we had our lovely hen house and pen ready (full story here) we started enquiring about chickens. We found a superb breeder on Gumtree who had a variety of pullets (baby chickens) available that were just coming in to lay. We had decided on the Rhode Island Red (RIR), an American breed known to…… Continue reading Starting Small (holdings)