September is here, and already the evenings are drawing in more than they were. Our spring purchased chickens are moulting and we are awash in potatoes. Must be autumn!
Some high wind warnings where we are this week, but no damage. Bit blustery but nothing for us that caused a problem. To be honest, each winter storm we weather shows us the weak points to fix – usually the old fence panels! But we are down to just two of the old ones left – and we actually have the replacements in the alley waiting to go in anyway.
The school holidays move on. The play equipment has hosted many of Robin’s friends this week. It’s good to see such a multi-purpose space working out for our household. We pitch tents in it, let children play in, free range our chickens in it, relax in it, grow food in it. Smashing.
We have nearly made it to the end of our third month of growing, making and mending. Our first potato planting was on Saturday! Continue reading “grow: first potato planting, and more!”