Well, hey, harvest went well! That was the highlight of the year. The photo above shows my pea crop this year, with the top pod having shed, the haulm still unfit to harvest, and a flower bud forming
I look out of the window. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the buzz of the bees on the flowers in the garden is almost deafening. In the green and pleasant countryside things look good.
Sitting at my desk in my coat on 8 May with a bitterly northern wind checking the spring wheat and only 9.9mm of rain in April reminds me once again that no two springs are the same. Spring
I am sat in the house after another wet morning watching the second wheat outside our window slowly growing. It has had two herbicides and one insecticide so far. We have all the T0 fungicides and
Harvest in full flow (23 August): Combining Crusoe wheat (9 August): Barley doing well (2 August): Linseed disappearing (30 July):