Life on the farm
We have been taking full advantage of the good weather to put up our new polytunnel that was kindly donated, hopefully this will be finished in the next couple of weeks if the weather holds.
Tomatoes, cucumber, beetroot, runner beans, kale, broccoli, winter cabbage and cauliflowers will all be planted in May. Peas that were planted out in April are coming along nicely and our pea fencing will need to be adjusted and supported depending on the rate of growth. We will be hardening off our cabbages and anything that’s going to planted out in May. We are turning over our composts and preparing our beds for our brassica’s. The Irish Elegance sprouts, now in their second year, are flowering and add a magnificent splash of colour in one of our main polytunnels.
In the orchards our young trees are beginning to….click HERE to read more.