If you have been following the blog then you will remember that our site came with 2 acres of agricultural land. As someone who much prefers a bit of sailing to mowing grass on a Saturday afternoon I was keen to come up with an alternative use for this extra space. 186 more words
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It sounds a bit unpleasant I suppose, but don’t worry, it is nothing nasty.
We are building our Orchard House from roundwood Sweet Chestnut poles. They came straight from our coppice to Swan Barn Farm, completely sustainable and with all the character of the woods in which they grew. 184 more words
I mentioned a couple of posts ago about our exciting Orchard House Project. This year we will be putting up a building that will be used to house our historic apple pressing machinery as well as a much needed store for our orchard and veg garden related activities. 513 more words