New Year's Day (1 January): Sunday
New Year's Day (2 January): MONDAY
St. Patrick's Day (17 March): FRIDAY
Good Friday (14 April): FRIDAY
Easter Monday (17 April): MONDAY
First Monday in June: MONDAY
First Monday in August: MONDAY
Last Monday in October: MONDAY
Christmas Day (25Dec, 2017): MONDAY
St. Stephen's Day (26 Dec, 2016): MONDAY
New Year's Eve (31 Dec, 2016): Saturday
You know what this means? That of 12 days of holidays, 10 days are Monday or Friday which means that the farmers have to do the harvest... Votes in favor to change the day of harvest when it is holidays? 😀 ✋✋
The weather is getting better and the seedlings are growing fast. Sunshine levels are increasing and there were some good days although also there were some frost nights.
What have we harvested?
|Radicchio Palla Rosa|
What is growing?
In the fields we can find...
|Beans and garlic|
|We cleaned the brassicas' field. There are only a few purple broccoli plants with small sprouts|
|Purple broccoli flower|
|Hungry gap kale with flower|
|Red Russian flower|
|Red Russian kale|
|Garlic, lettuce, spring onions|
In the polytunnels are growing...
|Lettuce for seeds|
|Buckwheat for fertilize the soil|
|Spinach and salad|
|The first tomatoes in the 3rd polytunnel|
|THE QUEEN OF THE MUSTARDS|
And in the fruit fields...
3 different soils for transplanting zucchini:
|Cilantro and lettuce|
What jobs have there been on the farm?
Clear old crops, tidy up, chopping...
Clear brassicas field:
Preparing the potatoes soil:
And more photos on the farm...
|Woolly? Bear Caterpillar|
|Hey, somebody here is hungry!|
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