but sadly had a loss as well
we had our first attempt at raising some meat birds for the table
They grew into fantastic birds and have fed us well.
Accommodation for visitors
and lots of cook outs were enjoyed
New equipment purchased to make life easier
Lots of success with milking
Starting up a flock of rare breed sheep
The cut flower garden provided an abundance of flowers for the house.
A foray into keeping geese
Martin got his boat
The growing area has been cleaned up with a mat of wood chip
Our latest adventure sees the addition of water buffalo.
2017 has certainly been an adventure,
so what will 2018 bring, some plans are in the making and some events are on the calendar.
Goats will fingers crossed be kidding again,
Water buffalo will be calving
Geese will start breeding
More meat birds will be raised
Lambs will join us
Weaner pigs will arrive
Alpacas Kara and Imogen will go to meet a boyfriend.
A bio fuel willow copice will be started
Aquaponics will be set up in the poly tunnel.
Hay will be made.
I am looking forward to lots of adventures in 2018 while mind and body still allows.
Our 2018 phrase is Adventure before Dementia