Monthly Archives: June 2018

Wildlife in the summer sun

Running our wee patch organically, we get some pretty good wildlife.  The swallows are back, albeit a little late, but are back nesting in both our large shed and our smaller open garage.  In the latter, the nest is just above head height.  If you look closely at the picture above, you can see four…
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Enjoying the summer weather

After the rather long cold and wet winter, we have to say we are quite enjoying having a bit of decent summer weather.  The midges can be a pain on a still summer evening, but they are a small price to pay for the fun of  being able to have lunch in the garden. All…
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Running to stand still

Where to start! We are finding out that owning land creates lots of work. Owning animals just adds more! We keep thinking we are getting there, but then we dream up new projects. [caption id="attachment_3035" align="alignleft" width="300"] veggie patch complete[/caption] One example is the veggie patch already featured on this blog. It’s pretty much finished…
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