Planting for Cam and Finding Plover Eggs 23rd June

This was the view greeting us today as we arrived, ready to plant some of Cam’s garlic in the spare row. Farm Manager Tony has a meticulous style and knows what he’s on about. He combed through the top soil to loosen and uproot any weeds (mostly nettle) so it was ready for us to…

Nettles and Rabbits 2nd June 2017

I headed out today on my way to Gordon to check the bulbs’ progress, hopeful the mulch had been doing its job. After a quick look over, it appeared that, unlike last year’s Kykuku bonanza, our weed of choice this season was going to be the humble nettle (Urtica dioica for the latin lovers). As…