June 2017 photo update

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Our maize - planted in March... doing so well - but see picture below :-)

Our maize – planted in March… doing so well – but see picture below 🙂

The track to our back gate cut and cleared - probably only have to do this twice more this year hahaha

The track to our back gate cut and cleared – probably only have to do this twice more this year hahaha

20 Arum Lily corms potted up - these corms have a direct heritage of over 40 years, from Canterbury in Kent

20 Arum Lily corms potted up – these corms have a direct heritage of over 40 years, from Canterbury in Kent

The geese enjoying the shade - glad I didn't clear these trees

The geese enjoying the shade – glad I didn’t clear these trees

First early potatoes doing very well - and very tasty too!

First early potatoes doing very well – and very tasty too!

Cylindra beetroot - first cropping - lovely flavour and texture

Cylindra beetroot – first cropping – lovely flavour and texture

Same maize field as top picture - after one night of massive storms, rain and wind - lost all but one row of maize!!

Same maize field as top picture – after one night of massive storms, rain and wind – lost all but one row of maize!!

My first ever cabbage!

My first ever cabbage!

Sow and piglets enjoying the broken / torn maize stalks - no waste here!

Sow and piglets enjoying the broken / torn maize stalks – no waste here!

HippoPig - our Jack relaxing in his second favourite position - his favourite is hidden in the undergrowth

HippoPig – our Jack relaxing in his second favourite position – his favourite is hidden in the undergrowth

What was the maize field cleared and ready to re-sow after the storm

What was the maize field cleared and ready to re-sow after the storm

A fine herb fennel plant - fine anti-tick/flea deterrent for the dogs and a lovely taste too

A fine herb fennel plant – fine anti-tick/flea deterrent for the dogs and a lovely taste too

Black Oil Sunflowers doing well along the East edge of the paddock

Black Oil Sunflowers doing well along the East edge of the paddock

Last of our mulching straw being delivered - this year we've taken 3.5 tonnes for mulching the orchard and fodder area later in the year.

Last of our mulching straw being delivered – this year we’ve taken 3.5 tonnes for mulching the orchard and fodder area later in the year.

Jack getting a nice cold shower from Jane

Jack getting a nice cold shower from Jane

The new septic tank - - our original was flodded and "slipped" in the flood / storm

The new septic tank – – our original was flodded and “slipped” in the flood / storm

How precise is that! Inner lining of the new "traditional" septic tank.

How precise is that! Inner lining of the new “traditional” septic tank.

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