|Best garlic ever|
For fruit wine, add sugar to get the right specific gravity (around 1080, hydrometer needed for this), let cool to 22C or thereabouts and add yeast. Then rack into a demi-john with air lock after about a week and leave until it's done its thing. You'll probably have to rack it once more before bottling.
|Very tall Jerusalem artichokes|
|Oca with flower|
|Pretty, zingy tomatillos|
|It's a jungle in there|
We've been working on the area around the pond, which will get covered with black plastic this month - a project for next year - while we ponder what to do with the space. The soil seems very good.
|Astilbes by the pond, area to be covered on the other side|
|Tippy, our black-combed hen, and Feathers, one of the Christmas cockerels|