Country life · Gardening · Kitchen garden · Spring

…getting my gardening on

The past week has been so gloriously sunny here in Norfolk. I’ve been making the most of it by getting on with tasks in the garden in an attempt to get ahead before it gets much warmer and the weeds take over. Tasks completed so far: Pruning roses, dogwood, honeysuckle, hydrangea and fruit trees Mulching borders Planting vegetable… Continue reading …getting my gardening on

Beef · Cattle · Cooking

Beef – our cutting list for the butcher…

For me, steak on a Saturday night is something I revere and a proper treat (and yes it always tastes better on a Saturday). Not only because a tasty steak can’t be beaten but because ours are home grown. All of our cattle spend the majority of the year outside – growing slowly in order to produce the best meat. Now,… Continue reading Beef – our cutting list for the butcher…