Farming the 'Long Acre'

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Farming the 'Long Acre'

Postby doofaloofa » Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:20 pm

We only have an acre of grass to feed an ever increasing grazer population, so we are always looking out for convenient ways to increase grass production

With this in mind we cut and dried the grass verge of the track (approx 100m long) and produced a good share of hay for the rabbits. We also cut bracken for compost and bedding, so the thin strip of ground that was once a burden to keep tidy has now become a productive extra bit of land

Does anyone else make use of thier local long acres?

Any good tips or plant choices
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Re: Farming the 'Long Acre'

Postby doofaloofa » Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:51 am

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Re: Farming the 'Long Acre'

Postby doofaloofa » Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:26 pm

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The fleet
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Re: Farming the 'Long Acre'

Postby boboff » Mon Mar 18, 2013 8:34 am

Nice bunnies!
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Re: Farming the 'Long Acre'

Postby doofaloofa » Mon Mar 18, 2013 2:16 pm

boboff wrote:Nice bunnies!


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Re: Farming the 'Long Acre'

Postby HOMER » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:57 am

Good Idea mate
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Re: Farming the 'Long Acre'

Postby doofaloofa » Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:07 pm

thanks HOMER

I've been cutting gorse for the bunnies

The gorse is growing in a 1y/o thorn hedge, so its weeding and feeding

Double the efficiancy
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Re: Farming the 'Long Acre'

Postby doofaloofa » Thu May 23, 2013 9:26 pm

Cut the verges for hay today as we have the weather for it

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