With the help of friends we were able to source three varieties of denomin
At the beginning of the planting week I still had it in mind that ther
e would be time to both plant and arrange the defences to stop the cows destroying them, (ha ha), and that my arrangement with my neighbour and his cows would be able to continue. I was wrong on both counts.
Arriving back at Pomar in the dark under a clear moonlight sky was breathtaking. The snow was lying all over the house and field and the moon’s reflection lit up the whole mountain.
The next day was brilliant sunshine and the snow miraculously began to melt and by the day after it was clear enough to begin to plant. Somehow, between rain storms we managed to plant 60 trees and on our last day the snow came in again. We were very lucky. I was also very lucky, on the last day to make the acquaintance of someone who offered to put some young sheep into the field in the spring. Perfect timing! Another wonderful and precious adventure at Pomar.