Happy New Year!!!! We have disappeared off here for a while. In truth we lost a lot of motivation and got stuck in a bit of a negative mind set, especially myself. I think last we wrote was that the van had gone in for much needed welding. Well he had it for over a … Continue reading Andddd…. We’re back!
Off Grid Living
The Slow Road
Hello! Sorry we haven't written anything for a while, but its all been a little slow going. We have been doing our best to source new doors. All the doors are rusted through, and we have managed to find the cab doors and the back doors, but we still haven't found the side sliding door … Continue reading The Slow Road
Rain, Rust and an Angle Grinder
So after all our work that we did on our last post, we opened the doors of the van a couple of days ago to find this: The rain over the past few days had really put it to the test, and for the second time we were glad we had pulled everything out to … Continue reading Rain, Rust and an Angle Grinder
New Potatoes Baby
We finally got our first batch of new potatoes. We decided to dig up 1 row of the first early’s that we planted, to see how we got on this year compared to last year. This was last years whole crop: This year we had the large planter that we filled only with seed potatoes … Continue reading New Potatoes Baby
The Greenhouse Life
Most of the seeds have been planted and we have a lot that have started sprouting. We are definitely eager to see the difference this year with the hula hoop netted frames Tony made, after a lot of our veggies either got demolished by birds or caterpillars last year. We feel like we’ve given them … Continue reading The Greenhouse Life
Sunshine’s Out and Here We Go Again 😊
In our last post, Tony showed off his awesome creations for keeping pests and birds off our veggies. We have since been out and sowed most of the seeds for the veggies we going to grow this year. As we used the first large raised bed for the potatoes, we decided to mix it up … Continue reading Sunshine’s Out and Here We Go Again 😊
Raising our Hopes
Hi all, hope everyone is safe and well. After last years experimentation on the potatoes, we decided to change the way we wanted to grow them. Instead of growing in bags (which didn't yield a big crop just a couple of meals) we want to try for a bigger crop. Having built two large raised … Continue reading Raising our Hopes
Spring Nearly Upon Us
Its been a while since I last posted, but to be honest we haven't been up to much. We have spent some time enquiring about some land, but unfortunately we were to late, as it was gone just days before our enquiry. So the search for our off grid haven continues. I must admit the … Continue reading Spring Nearly Upon Us
Happy New Year!
So we are firmly into the new year, and low and behold we are straight into another lock down. But the seasons wait for no one, and we need to start making a proper plan for the garden this year. Our hope is to be a bit more organised, which we are already leaps and … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Acorns and Chestnuts
I've been feeling a bit redundant in the garden since winter has hit. With not a lot to do except a bit of tidying and rubbish weather, there really isn't much to write about. We haven't been on any walks or built anything either, so its all quiet here. Although we have Tony's acorns starting … Continue reading Acorns and Chestnuts