Friday, 17 June 2011

Growing updates

The allotment has exploded into life and we have been enjoying delicious potatoes, lots of lettuces, yellow mange-tout, spinach, broad beans, radishes, spring onions, beetroot, celery, rhubarb, strawberries, blackcurrants, raspberry (just one so far!), cherries and herbs galore.

Within the space of just over a month, the allotment has grown a lot:

Won’t be long until we can add tomatoes and beans to our list too:

Last weekend we went to Shropshire and saw our sheep. The lambs grow so much in between visits, they’re getting a bit heavy to lift now!

We're off to do a hand-shearing course on Monday and will put our newly learnt skills into practice in a few weeks time, watch out girls!