Tag: manure

  • A Shitty Day

    We know how to enjoy ourselves! Our neighbour kindly allowed us the contents of his goat shed if we cleaned it out, and as you can never have enough goat shit, it was on with the wellies and in we went.                           And more »

  • Composting at Casalinho

    As you may have read elsewhere on this blog, we rely heavily on our animals to not only contribute to our compost, but to assist in it’s preparation too. The outside part of our animal pen actually operates as our initial compost bay. All the animal green feed and all our household and garden compostables more »

  • Tomatoes, Peppers and Endless Quantities of Manure

    With Spring very much here it’s been time to transplant out the young plants this week.  We’ve got some spectacular tomato supports in place, started a few weeks ago in the rain and finished this week in blazing sunshine 🙂     There are around 180 little tomato plants under there! In front are 200 more »

  • The Perils and Pleasures of Pickup ownership

    We’ve recently become the proud new owners of a pick up truck. We were forced into it as our existing vehicle gave up on us, but every cloud has a silver lining and the pick up is far more practical for the sort of lifestyle we lead.     That’s just one of the loads more »