Whose barn is it anyway?

Kevin McCloud may not award us any prizes for style, but we’re getting it done. And hey, it’s fun.

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Prize survey

Find out about the farmer’s market, and enter our prize survey

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Summer solstice

Beautiful photos from the summer solstice at a Thracian rock complex, Buzovgrad

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Forget Your Past

Now, if there were a Rose Valley Tourist Board they’d have so many opportunities to create awesome, inspiring, magical tourist itineraries, fun and colourful information boards, funky trails to track the Orphic Mysteries, the ancient Thracian settlements and even the former headquarters of the Bulgarian Communist Party.

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Back in the swing of it

Even the hens don’t like dandelions

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What to plant seeds in

Juice cartons. Ahem. We actually recycled about a year’s worth of juice cartons because they were not being used for any creative project whatsoever. I’m talking about the big one litre ones. But, recently, I started cutting them open to make a neat little seed tray. They’re quite deep, you can prick holes in the bottom (or not) and keep the flap on as a cool reflector or lid while the seeds are germinating. Good for mustard and cress experiments too, cos you can fit quite a few of these babies on your windowsills (if you had any flipping windowsills).

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Willow expedition

The aim is to get the magic rooting magicky ingredients (erm…rooting hormones?) out of the willow branches and infused into the water, so then we can use the water to stick other cuttings in and, hopefully, get them to root.

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Big freeze

It’s been an Arctic couple of weeks but it’s time to go back to school on the sledge

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Momentum

Join in with the quiet revolution: we’re creating a new paradigm called microfarmerpatronage and we’d like you to be a part of it.

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Village Christmas

free village christmas colouring in

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