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Harehope Quarry

Smallholding

Time of abundance

Finally all the hard work in the allotment earlier in the year is starting to pay off.  Salad, courgettes, peppers, peas and beans are all being picked and the tomatoes and cucumbers are beginning to show promise. In the orchard…
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More newcomers

Just over three weeks ago we put eighteen Wellsummer eggs into the incubator and last weekend they began to hatch.  Unfortunately we only managed to hatch five out of the eighteen.  We had a broody hen to hand and persuaded her…
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Our first lamb

A little earlier than expected but this is our first lamb.  A beautiful black Herdwick.  We don’t think the others are due until may so it may be a little lonely for a while!

New recruits expected – archive

07th Apr 2009 The pitter-patter of tiny trotters will hopefully be heard at Harehope Quarry by the end of April, as part of the Quarry’s smallholding activities. Miss Piggy or ‘Betsy’ or ‘Ginger Spice’, depending on who is talking to…
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Growing with schools – archive

With help from a Northern Green Networks grant we can now offer growing activities with schools. The grant has helped to develop an area for growing, put in a summerhouse to work from and bought tools and resources to start…
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