Big progress in the orchard this year

This year we put a lot of effort into the orchard, trying to get it looking better. As well as planting hundreds of bulbs and pruning the fruit trees, we decided to plant the perimeter of the orchard with a beech hedge. This was mainly to give some shelter to the trees as well as creating sort of a screen, so you don’t see everything all at once and have to venture in to take a look. Continue reading

More tomato stuff

The polytunnel is still producing plenty of tomatoes, although they are slowing down. As long as it stays mild they will keep producing. So what to do with all these tomatoes, well I decided to try drying some in the oven and also making some tomato ketchup. Continue reading