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On the final day of our first week long holiday in two years I spent a day on a course at Charles Dowding‘s holding in Somerset. Charles is author of many fine books on no-dig gardening and his garden is … Continue reading
Here’ s Chris harvesting our Crown Prince squash today: Crown Prince is a really tasty variety of squash that stores very well indeed.
A good, if messy, time was had by all at our winemaking day on Bank Holiday Monday! some of the the berry pickers ready for the off Kirsty brushing up on her Self Sufficiency Skills crushing berries seven kilos of … Continue reading
All quantities minimum… 1.25kg Dark Red Norland potatoes 500g carrots (tops removed so they keep better) 1kg tomatoes (mix of big & little ones) 15 Courgettes (er, there’s a bit of a glut) 1 green pepper 100g spinach 1 lettuce … Continue reading
This week’s veg box…. all quantities minimum – 4 courgettes – 175g spinach – 350g carrots – 1kg tomatoes – 1.25kg Dark Red Norland Spuds – 1 green pepper – 100g French beans – 1 lettuce – a sunflower
Pink lettuce Green lettuce 750g Broad beans or 250g Mangetout peas or 200g Spinach 2 kg Potatoes Garlic Small bunch onions 250g Swiss chard
Thanks to everyone for a great day last Saturday a working party day for the Community Supported Agriculture Scheme here at The Oak Tree! We cleared sunflowers, spread muck, moved a chicken house, planted onions, made vegetable labels, weeded, harvested … Continue reading
Dano Wheals, medical herbalist is interested in which herbs to grow semi commercially to add to The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm’s resilience. I am thinking of plant sales as well in that it could provide the farm with a little … Continue reading
Lewis’s chickens have arrived at The Oak Tree!
Thanks to the Making Local Food Work project, Joanne visited Canalside Community Food yesterday, along with some people from the Norwich CSA. Many thanks to Tom for a fascinating visit – hopefully he will be visiting The Oak Tree soon … Continue reading