Feb 2017 - Little Fant Farm Life

March 7, 2017

We have definitely noticed a warming up of the weather, and one weekend we even had our

T-Shirts on! But thats not to say it hasn't been cold either , we are still working in woolie hats and jumpers and had snow showers.




The daylight hours are getting longer and we are finding we have alot more time to spend outside now and get the farm jobs completed.




We had some great news this month - we are now pleased to be farming extra land next to our Pear Orchard.


Our first job was to create an entrance into the field, so we can get in and out of the field easily with the tractor.


 There is alot of 'tidying up' needed and some love put back into the land before we can even start with our new ideas.





The whole area will need ploughing and designing, where we hope to grow Pumpkins and develop a small 'Flower Farm'  and have pick your own flower days. 


For this to hapapen this year we have to have the field ready by April, so not long and many hours of work yet to be done.




Our Shetland Ponies always keep us on our toes, and Pumpkin spent many a day in February on his own in the farm, as Orlando thought it would be great fun to keep disappearing through the hedgerow!


We have now t