This Saturday we will start building a compost toilet and renovating one of the railway trucks. We also need to get a few thistles dug up ready for cultivation, we have already dug five out of six patches with thistles, so this is the last patch (for now...) We will start at 10am and then … Continue reading Construction and de-thistling day at Sims Hill 28 May!
Tuesday saw us digging up thistles all day in the wind and drizzle..... Today saw us planting out tomatoes, and what a lovely day it was..... Living the dream:
There has not been much rain of late and we have no ponds or mains water yet. Once again David (our tractor man) and Betty (whose farm David runs out of) have come to our aid. Twice a week we are filling up David's 200 gallon (1100l) tanker at Betty's farm (on the other side … Continue reading Watering on the Hill
This Saturday at Sims Hill we will be continuing to plant out comfrey and will also be planting and sowing flowers from 10 to 1. Bring a hand trowel if you have one, a big drink, and a picnic for lunch about half past twelve. All welcome. You don't have to be a member of … Continue reading Planting comfrey and flowers work day 14 May