Archive for July, 2011

July 27, 2011

News from the Hill!

What is happening on the Hill?

David has just cut the grass half of the field for hay, once this is baled we will mark out to plough and plant mustard to get rid of the wireworm for next year.

We have had to do various fiddlings with the rabbit and deer fence to:

properly keep the rabbits out (seven not five wires are needed it seems), and let the walkers through on the right of way that goes diagonally across the plots (we were hoping to avoid this but no such luck).

Bristol Council has agreed to cover costs for the mains water to be put in, so we are progressing getting that all booked in.

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July 18, 2011

Party on the Plot: what it looked like

Thanks for Sims Hill Shared Harvest member Steven Hobbs for this lovely photo of the party on the plot.

Veg boxes have been delivered by our hard-working growers for the last two weeks. Thanks so much to them and our new members that have signed up recently!

We still have room for more!

Speaking of veg boxes and new members, here is a facebook quote from new member Lisa Denison on her first veg box:

“…delivery looks and smells delicious – from field to pot in a few hours, perfect! thanks. Lisa…”