There seems to be a window of good weather so it's time to get the combine rolling. The old Massey chews through quite a bit of Susan’s oats before we get rained off, it's too boggy in the middle. We do get a trailer full of oats into the barn which is a start. On Tuesday the brand new John Deere arrives at Stone Raise and I, lucky thing that I am, get to have a little go at driving it. I’m extremely careful not to scrape it down anything; it’s got to stay shiny for a little while at least! I get to ride along when John cuts his Barley, it's cut, scooped and spun and then the straw is spat out the back.
10 September 2012 | 0 Comments
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Sunday was a red-letter day for us and our allotment – our first harvest. With the gleeful help of the kids we filled an ice-cream tub full of broad bean pods, and a bowlful of lettuce leaves for lunch.
21 June 2011 | 0 Comments
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