Entries by Mandy Sidgwick

July 2014

This fantastic weather has helped us no end and at last we can say we have an abundance of salad – first time ever! Of course this has been helped by the fact that we have so many more polytunnels to grow in – six in all.We have four other tunnels in the next field […]

Preparing for the new season

All is very wet and muddy and not much is happening in the polytunnels but this is a good time to prepare for the spring. We are increasing our tunnels from 4 to 10 this year,six are up and the race is on to get the others up in time. We are also building a […]


Salads are slowing down now that we’re into wintry/autumnal weather. Every now and then we need to clear a complete polytunnel,rotavate and re-sow; there is never a good time to do this but we try not to do it midsummer when demand is at its peak. Which means that we have now taken two polytunnels […]