Life on the farm: spring madness almost over

On the farm The lambing madness seems to be over now. Around 50 sheep have had lambs and there are only a couple left in the nursery field. The rest have been moved back to various places on the farm, leaving the nursery field for the orphans. So far there are only two orphan lambs …

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Life on the farm: Good Friday 2017 (***cute lamb alert***)

On the farm They've been lambing on the farm this past week, painting numbers on the sides of the sheep as they give birth, and painting the same numbers on any lambs born to that sheep. The main field is now bereft of sheep. They're all in the maternity barn, in the nursery field, or they've …

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Kitchen garden: Umming and ahhing (list alert)

One of the new regular features in Baggins Bottom will be our new kitchen garden, which we're starting from scratch. This picture was taken from about halfway down the garden and I think there's a lot of wasted space there. (There's even more grass behind this picture, about the same distance again to the fence.) …

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