Monday, 30 March 2009

More Spring News from Durleighmarsh Farm!

Well, all this sunshine has brough on our Rhubarb which is now available in the Farm Shop. The Purple Sprouting Broccoli continues to do well and we also have our tunnel-grown Swiss Chard and Spinach.
We are all getting excited about the start of the Asparagus season, traditionally May and June but in an early year it can start in late April so watch this space!!
Best wishes

Tuesday, 17 March 2009

Spring News From Durleighmarsh Farm!

With all this fantastic Spring weather, life is busy down on the farm!
Our famous Purple Sprouting and first Swiss Chard and Spinach are now available in the Farm Shop.
We have been busy planting Pinks in our poly tunnels( ready from May onwards), pruning in the orchard is progressing well and we are planting Broad Beans and other Vegetables.
Our Asparagus season is May and June but in an early year it can start in watch this space!!
Our local schools are already booking their visits for the summer term and we are looking forward to welcoming them to our "outdoor classroom"!
Best wishes

Monday, 9 March 2009

Spring is in the Air at Durleighmarsh Farm!

We are getting busy down on the Farm now that Spring is in the air! Broad bean planting, plum tree pruning and herb seed planting are all happening. It's amazing to think that we could be only 7 weeks away from our the start of our Asparagus season! However, the exact start date is always an unknown as the weather and soil conditions vary from year to year. So watch this space for the latest news from "Down on the Farm"!