Thankfully Jessica is a lot better today but I am doing another post as she is busy this evening - normal service will resume tomorrow.
The following picture does not really get the image across but a tiny bit of shade causes the frost to stay on the ground. As the sun is so low at this time of year the shadow from a gate means we get stripy frost.
As there is very little grass at the moment and the low temperatures prevent any new growth we are giving the sheep hay:
This bale will last the six ewes a week and one small bale handily fills this empty feeder:
And then when I step aside - Happy Sheep - (I nearly wrote 'Hay Presto' but that would have been awful).
A friend has given us 30 beech seedlings so we have been busy replanting gaps in one of our hedges: