Tag Archives: Old Sleningford Farm

An advantage of lazy gardening

I can’t remember what I grew in some largish pots last year, although I do remember attempting to grow some evening primrose earlier this year. However, that came to nought and the pots had just been standing around waiting for … Continue reading

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Spraying the beans

It decided to be another hot day yesterday but fortunately we were mostly working in the cool of the forest garden at Old Sleningford Farm. Towards the end of the day, we did some weeding in the raised beds area, … Continue reading

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I’m already juggling plenty of balls but when I arrived at Old Sleningford Farm this morning and was reminded of a promised sheep fleece, I could hardly say no! Normally, the fleeces from the farm’s sheep go round the fruit … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t like to party?

This weekend gone, we were at Old Sleningford Farm for a magnificent party. I didn’t manage to speak to all of the 100 or so guests but every conversation was worth having. I also got some dancing in! Anyway, during … Continue reading

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Whittling and old tights

It was wonderful weather for the workday at Old Sleningford Farm where we go once a month. I took one of my friends and I hope she enjoyed it as much as we did. One of the jobs my daughter … Continue reading

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Practice in sawing

One advantage of a rather dreary start to spring is that I’ve had plenty of time to tinker in the house rather than outside. One upshot of this was an attempt to build shelves for an awkward space in my … Continue reading

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It was a great team effort at Old Sleningford today. Loads of new people came along to the volunteer workday and there were loads of regulars as well. This month we were picking damsons (a type of plum) from a … Continue reading

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