I accidentally prepare a midnight feast for a mouse, bottle feed my first lamb, learn about the benefits of egg mobiles and doff my cap to our seedlings' first true leaves.
We've been building the beds for the market garden, watching out for lambs, eating our first harvest and enjoying time together.
Reap the rewards of your hard work whilst giving back to the earth with permaculture and regenerative agriculture.
The team walked the land at Henbant, weeded the market garden, rescued a few chickens and re-created Wes Anderson's Life Aquatic.
I've been looking after the chickens, seed sowing for the market/kitchen gardens and learning how to use a drill.
My first two weeks at Henbant have been filled with delicious food, laughter around the dinner table, roaring fires, cows, chickens, sheep, brambles and plenty of lessons in regenerative agriculture.
Give the sunshine a big shout and admire all the ways we can make hay while the sun shines.
Take a moment to observe your natural surroundings and step into the first principle of permaculture.
Tagetes patula (French marigold) brightens up any garden and holds many spiritual and wellbeing properties.
I had a great time collecting the seed heads of these Tagetes patula (French marigolds) and then popping them open to reveal the match-stick like contents when I got home!