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December 2018 Blog Posts (4)

A Farm Gate Produce Story

 

I like to visit those roadside stands you see when you are out for a drive and love it when after you have pulled up you are pleasantly surprised by the experience and I try to have our little stall do that for those who drop in. 
Obviously, you can't please everyone and at the end of the day its going to be a bit less…
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Added by Russell James on December 29, 2018 at 10:06 — 9 Comments

Coping with the pest and heat

As growers, we all have to deal with the many issues that go along with the attempts to produce a crop of food that has not been invested with preditors or miserable representations of what should be growing due to lack of water, nutrients etc. 

I rely on netting and various watering…

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Added by Russell James on December 28, 2018 at 7:49 — 14 Comments

Introduction

Looking forward to looking through the site and see what everyone is up to in their gardens and different enterprises.



Here in Killarney the main cropping from my Strawberries has finished and I will only have a few more to sell on and put into our jams but I will be kept…

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Added by Russell James on December 24, 2018 at 7:45 — 5 Comments

VETIVER HEDGEROWS

After harvesting the Vetiver hedges for mulch, I approached a level of neatness and order that I, for one, am not used to.

It may not be topiary but the plan is to take the trimmed hedges to a height that will keep the chooks off the beds when they free range.…

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Added by Dave Riley on December 16, 2018 at 10:50 — 3 Comments

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