Archive of April 2015 Articles

Get Ready for Pimm’s O’Clock!

14th April 2015 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Get ready for Pimm’s O’clock this Summer! Escape towww.southlandsfarmcottages.co.uk ‪#‎summerholiday‬ ‪#‎northumberland‬‪#‎holidaycottage‬ ‪#‎selfcatering‬   Read the full post

Fish pie in an instant!

8th April 2015 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

    Ok I love cooking  but we are all busy and I LOVE short cuts ….. Very quick fish pie ! Aldi or M &S  fish pieces cook in a little milk. Then cook new potatoes cut in half lengthways.Chop and cook leeks and drain.Boil 4 eggs , drain, peel slice in half. Make a ... Read the full post

A busy April at Southland’s Farm Cottages?

7th April 2015 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

I really really LOVE this time of year! The birds are singing their hearts out and nesting, the frogs are having a party in the pond! We are calving, lambs are all around us and the chickens are thrilled not to be blown off their feet.The daffodils are a golden signal that everything is full ... Read the full post

Digging begins in earnest!…

7th April 2015 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

It was the most amazing sunny Easter weekend here in Northumberland  so  we made the most of it and started work on the vegetable garden. Last year once  production had ground to a halt &  potatoes and onions were lifted we covered the raised beds with well rotted horse manure then with blac Read the full post

She’s a big girl!

6th April 2015 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

At 28ft long she is definitely a Big girl.She was loaded in Devon and managed to travel all the way to Northumberland so you can imagine our relief when she came off the lorry in one piece,was successfully hitched onto the tractor and  towed down our narrow road and safely through the Farm gates! & Read the full post

The Showman’s journey begins….

6th April 2015 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Two days ago Charles and I took possession of a 28ft 1942 original showman’s wagon something we have dreamed of owning for quite some time. It arrived on a low loader lorry all the way from Devon to our 37 acre small holding here in Northumberland . Although it needs major restoration It is in Read the full post

 

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