Monthly Archives: April 2020

  • Lockdown has presented us here with the opportunity to do all sorts of tasks that may be weather dependant or that we may not normally have the time or occasion to do. At the start of lockdown, I realised this and I have been busy painting away to my hearts content. First up was our […]

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  • From early spring here at Glengorm, a good chunk of time gets spent trying to improve the quantity and quality of our grass. Over winter, the ground gets soaked with rain, and the soil gets compacted and this prevents the grass from growing as well. As the ground gets wetter, it gets waterlogged and when […]

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  • Right now for us here at Glengorm, it is an eerie wilderness. Life is going on as normal on the farm, but the lack of visitors to the estate is becoming much more obvious as we enjoy our isolation here. Spring is coming, one of my big tell tale signs is this great big tree […]

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  • Although it main rain a lot, water is not something we take for granted at Glengorm. Here, all our water comes from 7 fresh water springs on the hill. The springs are pretty consistent, and we have a pretty good year round supply of water. Glengorm has a resident population of about 22 people. During […]

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  • Before I begin this blog, I am going to give a bit of sheep terminology. When a sheep has a female lamb, this is called a ewe lamb, right up until it is weaned, (approx 5 months) After it is has been weaned and before it has been sheared (approx 15 months old), it is […]

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