Autumn Raspberries

Think what you may, but autumn fruiting raspberries fill me with happiness.  Truly it doesn’t take much to make me  happy I know! But as the  nights close in and temperatures drop, those little jewels burst into splendour and provide welcome colour in the garden, not to mention their immense flavour.  I will be picking … Continue reading


I regularly get emails in the autumn from people who are still new to poultry keeping and are really concerned about the fact that their chickens are losing all their feathers and appear totally miserable.  Chances are their chickens are moulting (one of the many topics covered at my Keeping Chickens class).  If you are … Continue reading