Cloughjordan Community Farm

FarmNewsIssue3 Find out all the latest farm news;

Issue no. 3 June 2016 – Click here to read or download




Peppa grazing happily in her field, early June morning 2016

Photo: EB


The heat and dry weather these past weeks has left us in no doubt that summer is

definitely here and the kids, newly released from the confines of school, are looking

forward to even more sun for their summer holidays… but on the Farm we hope for

rain between the rays and moderately warm temperatures. After an unseasonably

cold April/start of May where frost threatened plants very late in the season (we had

them snuggling under fleeces even in the tunnels!) we headed straight into

spectacularly hot weather and drought, where four times daily watering was

necessary to keep the plants alive…we even had to water some field crops.

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