Spring is nearly here

We’re gearing up now for a bumper summer, as long as the weather permits! Planting here at Bothen Hill started back in January when early cabbages and calabrese were sown in modules – these have now been planted out and are fleeced to keep them warm and, hopefully, protected from pigeons! We also planted leeks, … Read more

Summertime update

What’s happening in the tunnels and out in the field during this very hot and dry summer.

Christmas is coming

Our Christmas turkeys are reared as day old poults, arriving in the Summer, and allowed to grow and mature slowly over the months running up to December. Their feed is supplemented by our organic vegetable waste – we’ve found that cabbage is their favourite! – and they are allowed to roam free in the field … Read more