Last autumn I planted a wild flower mix down the sides of our drive. It looks fantastic at the moment – feel free to have a look if you come for any eggs or veg. The idea is that it attracts lots of bees and good bugs to our garden to each any pests that
Never mind them them sugar ladened chocolate eggs we have the real veg shack egg! Free range fresh and tasty! We also have Easter Plants – succulent plants that you can enjoy long after the last Easter Egg has gone A bargain at £3
What is polyculture? As well as conventional veg etc we are also trying something called ‘polyculture’ in 2 new beds I have dug this winter. Conventional veg growing rather like agriculture involves growing different veg like carrots in rows of just carrots. Polyculture is more like nature in that all the veg are grown together
Here is some of today’s seasonal produce. Prices as below Eggs £2.20 a dozen Potatoes £2 for 2Kg Carrots £1 a bunch Celery £1 a heart Kale 50p a bag Celeriac 50p a root Green beans 50p a bag Chard 50p a bag Cabbage Large £1 small 50p Kohl Rabi 50p Don’t see anything you
Our chickens are now busy investigating their new home – they will be getting some new mates this weekend….
New chicken hut is now in place ready for chickens to move in tomorrow – then new additions arriving at weekend. So hopefully we can meet demand for our farm fresh eggs!
The ‘Real Veg Shack’ was vandalised by 3 idiots walking home at 4am! But don’t worry we won’t let that stop us! Part of the reason we started growing our own veg was to help with Mark’s work with schools in helping them grow veg in school. We produce a website about this: Discovering-Our-Countryside and
We use our chickens to clear the field so we can re-sow it with a special grass paddock mix of grasses and wild flowers which will be ideal for keeping our chickens on. We have made a scarecrow to keep the birds off the seed
Real Veg Shack We believe local people should eat fresh locally grown ‘real’ veg that is seasonal. Our ‘real’ veg is not a perfect shape, soil, blemish or bug free; but neither has it travelled miles or had lots of chemical used on it – it simply tastes like veg used to and is nutrient