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Tree Planting Again!

We were back at it yesterday, planting trees on the edges of the upper meadow to help create wind defences for the vegetable garden and for the meadow depending on which way the wind is blowing. James had left an area at the edge with slightly longer grass after the...

Weddings at Rudha Mor

Outdoor weddings are becoming more popular in Scotland and Rudha Mor Plockton is now offering this stunning location as a highland wedding venue. We recently held the 4th highland wedding event at Rudha Mor for a local couple who had lots of fun ideas which we helped...

Propagator Results!

Well after just 3 days the seed trays I planted in the propagator have started to sprout. This is such an exciting development because we always seem to be running so far behind with our vegetables when they should already be producing. The plan for now is to keep the...

Propagating to get a head start

I built the propagator earlier this year in the spring and it worked wonderfully for getting seedlings going this summer but as the cooler temperatures have descended on us it was not holding more than 8 degrees at ground level. I decided to box it in earlier this...

Picking Veggies for Christmas dinner

For the first year ever we have managed to grow (and patiently wait to eat) our winter vegetables so that we would have enough for a great Christmas spread. Delicious home grown carrots, parsnips, brussel sprouts and onions and we have been eating up the leftovers...

Sorting out the shed

Well it’s been a long time coming but now is the time. Iv been meaning to strip the wood shed and make room, at first I thought it would be a quick sleeves up and we’re away. But no put a screw in the wall and watched it fall out almost straight away. Dry...

Mushroom Season

The mushrooms are blooming! I think the combination of a super hot summer followed by some serious rain means that we are experiencing a super mushroom season. We have recently collected two huge baskets full of hedgehog mushrooms and only just tapped what was...

Fever

The problem with all work and no play is no recovery time! This place inspires you to to just keep going as you turn a corner and boom something else needs doing. But now a couple of years into it and a plan and pattern is revelling its self. But boy if you just keep...

A GROUP EFFORT

The fabulous weather is back and we decided that it was a good day to tackle some of the changes we wanted to make down on Jimmy’s walk. We currently have Nona, our very first live in volunteer helping out around the property so the three of us headed down with a...

School Sports Day

This year Plockton Primary celebrated their first sports day at Rudah Mor! They needed a new venue at the last minute and we were happy to oblige. We still had the marquee up from the party and so we helped them to set up a track for the games with more bunting! Yet...