What happened to spring?

Well there we were, one moment it was over 20 degrees and I was looking for my shorts, then a few days later, snow. Well a couple of flakes anyway, but really cold northly winds. You could almost hear the crops grind to a halt. Statistically we are more likely to get snow at Easter than we are at Christmas. My Dad always used to … Continue reading What happened to spring?

Manic March.

It’s been a very long time since we have seen this number of seagulls following the seed drill. The kites and buzzards mostly scare them off, but maybe they are particularly hungry after the spell of cold weather. Also, this field is but a stone’s throw away from Caversham Lakes and the River Thames, so maybe that has a bearing on it. Meanwhile, a day … Continue reading Manic March.

Clusters and Combines.

We are part of a cluster. It sounds interesting I know and conjures up all sorts of images as to what we could be getting up to. The Christmas Common Cluster is a group of farmers and landowners who have got together to work on environmental projects in our area. By working collectively, as well as on our own projects, we can deliver more for … Continue reading Clusters and Combines.