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CROFT7 Activities April - November 2013

May at the Inveralligin plots

Busy down at the Alligin willows and `Pick Your Own Plot` during a wet and windy early spring. Willow sales went well and some interesting customer projects, sales occurred through to mid May. 
On the Pick Your Own Plot, Potatoes 8 varities,Jerusalem Artichokes, Cabbage, Brocolli, Kales planted.  Raspberries and Soft Fruit bushes,
Strawberries now in flower so expect mid to late June fruits. 
Dye plant bed planted up and new strawberry bed to include white strawberry `pineapple`.

A range of Cottage Garden flowering plants available for planting out, Lupins, Jacobs Ladder, Verbascum, Geum, Pinks, Coreopsis, and more  £2.

Croft7 April - September 2013

.  We have had a good egg production from our ducks, hens, geese this season but the hens became less viable with the changing weather patterns. We have five goslings and some new hens and a cockerel. We have continued to build up the fertility of our raised beds and have had a reasonable salad leaf, herb and potato harvest and have some leaves to continue through the winter months into next spring.

   We had a workshop visit from participants in a Growing Food in Woodlands workshop and seminar which Croft7 organised and hosted for the Community Woodland Association.