A neighbouring field is full in flower. Mainly containing Flanders Poppy (Papaver rhoeas), Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) and scentless chamomile (Tripleurospermum inodorum).
Harvested rose hips today. Rose hips are a great source of Vitamin C! Part of the harvest will be used for tea and the rest for jam and jelly.
Autumn’s first frost has arrived!
The local “Forester” delivered this winter’s firewood supply last week. Now it must be chopped to a usable size for the wood stove!
On a beautiful Sunday September afternoon we take some time for appriciation ….
This years Hokkaido Squash is harvested!
The last of the hay is stacked and ready for the winter months?
Acquired a dilapidated “Bienenwagen” (mobile beehive). With a little help it was towed out of the forest to its present resting place. Over the next few months as time and funding allows it will be transformed into a “Mobile Office and Work Unit” (MOWU).
A sheep shelter is built to provide a safe haven for the sheep (mainly for the zwartbles and goat!) from downpours and snowstorms. (in the near future a sheepfold will also be built)