The year we purchased a small rural farm (14 acres)

August : Settling in and surveying the area; a month of firsts.

September :  Having visitors and  touring the countryside

October : Keeping the spring grass down and planting out trees. John getting the watering system in place for summer on our new fruit trees

November : Getting started. Organising the nursery was a must for our future plantings throughout the property. The thistle removal was a novel idea, that has not been repeated. After the cows moved off, the thistles became very minimal.

December : December saw us baling our first lot of hay, preparing for our next years plantings with cuttings and soil preparations.

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