Homeland

Meanwhile at homeland…

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

With all the developments going on at Dreamland, it may seem as if Homeland is getting neglected. But despite the tell-tale weeds and overgrown grass, we’ve been [...]

Winter wonderland

July 2, 2017 // 1 Comment

Frostbite toes, frozen fingers – just came in from doing the Valerian spray run to try and salvage some frost-damaged plants. The weather reports show between -2C and [...]

Vines = grapes, right?

May 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

We inherited some grapes, of unknown colour and variety, which were planted in our vegetable patch. But they weren’t doing so well. In fact, despite all our efforts, very [...]

Autumn hues

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sometime we get so busy focusing on food production and sustainability that we almost forget to sit back, breathe and enjoy the colours and the flavours. Well, almost… [...]

Potato production pasted

January 15, 2017 // 2 Comments

So our vegetables were growing and mostly producing really well – we had something of everything in their appropriate seasons. Well, that is, except potatoes. So we started [...]

Strawberry fields forever

August 15, 2016 // 1 Comment

In those early years we really wanted to grow prize strawberries. In fact, to this day, we still want to. But in these years we were plagued by snails that ate massive holes [...]