Not a winner this time but a runner up in Britian's star sausage competition. With over 200 participants we got down to the last 9. This is a sign of bigger and better things Look out for our new farm shop.
What's it about?
All things smallholding which includes growing veg, raising pigs, sheep and chickens, and just about everything that we do.
We are not experts by any means, but we are very keen and we've started down a road that we know is hard work but we know we'll get a great deal of enjoyment out of.
We'll share our story on-line and we invite everyone to join in with tips, do's and don'ts and plenty of constructive criticism, more constructive than critical we hope but feel free to have your say.
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Visit our shop for bare rooted fruit trees Click the link below and you'll arrive at our new look shop www.growyourownfruit.org
We now have over 400 fruit trees for sale in our shop both bare rooted and in 7.5 litre pots. Many popular varieties to suit all gardens. If you have a small garden, no problem we have a selection just for small gardens. We have now added soft fruit and ornamental trees so check it out.
Pumpkin Competition 2011
This years pumkin competition has 12 participants, most are friends and a few of the local growers are getting in on the act. Sculduggery has been reported with people spying on the competition, in one extreme case a pumpkin was tagged with grafiti suggesting it shouldnt grow anymore "pumkin puncher" you know who you are!! All my tips for 2009 are on the link below.