Food in Chinese Medicine: Chestnuts

Food in Chinese Medicine: Chestnuts

In our never ending quest of finding out everything we can about Chestnuts, we find some interesting articles on why they are so good for you! Below is one from Sen Health Clinic. Chestnuts are starchy, sweet and rich in flavour and popular in desserts and cooking. As...
The Orchard in December

The Orchard in December

The Orchard in December This is one of the most challenging and exciting months in the orchard. The grass grows so rapidly the sheep cannot keep up, in fact they get lost in the undergrowth. The tree growth is at its most vigorous and the flowers are opening, hence...
November in the Orchard

November in the Orchard

November in the Orchard It rained and it rained over winter. October was the wettest October month  since the orchard was planted. That meant we were unable to do any pruning this month due to the fact we could not get on the land. This should be good for the trees as...
October Orchard Thoughts

October Orchard Thoughts

October in the Orchard This is noisy month. As I write this month’s events in the orchard you can hear the noise from my office. This year I am convinced there is more noise than other years. There is the baa baa from the sheep who now live in a flock of 50. There is...
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