2009

january

Introduced a new breed  of chicken to the farm, salmon favorelle.  This will be our primary eating bird.  Built up a few new garden beds and we have two chook tractors to move around the beds. Inspected the growth of the southerly wind breaks we planted along the creek line, and had some hay cut to use as mulch over all garden beds. The understorey herb layer planted around the house orchard starts to look well established

june

We have some major earth works undertaken. Two new dams built with an overflow between them in the main orchard area, and the most southerly dam, near the creek line, we have mended and slightly enlarged

august

september

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