Jack and Jon`s Reach News

Whilst we are all having to stay at home following the goverment guidelines, Jack and Jon will try to keep you all updated with what is happening around the Reach Centre.

Please keep checking in on us, as we will be adding pictures and news daily.

If you would like to ask Jack and Jon a question about the reach centre, pigs or Gardens.

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Jon: Monday 30.03.2019

Hello everybody, hope you are all well. Jack and myself have been very busy trying to look after everything at the reach centre. We have managed to spend a lot of time outside in the garden, due to the good weather.You will be please to know that the seeds we planted in early March have now begun to grow, these include; runner beans, courgettes, peas, and everybody’s favourite......................Brussels sprouts!

Boris and Donald are also doing very well!

 

Jack`s News

12.06.2020

Peas

12.06.2020 Look How well our peas are growing

Doctor Who??? Oliver

We had another visit from Oliver, who looked amazing as Doctor Who.

Ride on mower

I am still keeping the fiels nice and tidy, the rain has helped the grass to thicken and get green again

Jack

12.06.2020

Courgette Cake

11.06.2020

Roast Pork

11.06.2020

Cooking

I really enjoyed making a roast dinner and courgette cake, it was delisious too

Jack`s News

10.06.2020

Jack`s News

09.06.2020

Jacks plants

09.06.2020

Burgers

09.06.2020 Today i made homemade burgers with chips and salad.

rasberries

09.06.2020

Jack`s News

08.06.2020

Home made pizza

Today I made Pizza for Lunch. Kim said it tasted amazing!

Cutting the lawn

08.06.2020 It has been good to get some rain, as the grass was in desperate need of a drink.

Jack

08.06.2020

Jack`s News

05.06.2020

Oliver

We had another great visit from Oliver and his mum today. As you can see Oliver was dressed for the part and looked amazing.

Jack

05.06.2020

Jack`s News

04.06.2020

tomato plants

04.06.2020

Jack`s News

03.06.2020

Football

It looks like football season has started back again! "Come on you Pigs"

cheese and bacon puffs

03.06.2020 we made yummy cheese and bacon puffs again. I am really good at making these now.

Tomatoes

03.06.2020 we planted more tomato plants and they are getting stronger by the day.

Jack`s News

02.06.2020

Peas

02.06.2020 Look at our peas! it wont be long before we are picking these to eat.

Strimming

02.06.2020 it is hard work keeping the grounds neat and tidy but everyone says I am doing a good job!

Lunch

02.06.2020

Jack`s News

01.06.2020

Happy Birthday From Jack

01.06.2020 It was Bec`s Birthday today so I made her a birthday cake

Cutting the grass

01.06.2020 Still cutting the grass LOL

Courgette

01.06.2020

Jack`s News

29.05.2020

Oliver and Mum

29.05.2020 Today we had our weekly visit from Oliver and his mum Sinead. They Looked great dressed in Egyptian clothing.

panin

29.05.2020

Curry

28.05.2020 Today I made chicken curry and rice.

Lettuce

28.05.2020 Looks like someone is enjoying our lettuce

Boris

28.05.2020 Hello again from Boris

Pizza

27.05.2020 Today 27.05.2020 made Pizza it was so good.

Jack`s News

27.05.2020

Bird Watching

27.05.2020

Bird Watching

27.05.2020

Bird Watching

27.05.2020

Bird Watching

27.05.2020 I really enjoyed bird watching. I was very quiet, and I saw lots of different birds, which i counted and added to my bird watching activity sheet.

Jack`s News

26.05.2020

Reach Sign

26.05.2020 We would like to say a big THANK YOU to Jordan for making us this wonderful sign.

Cooking

Its good to be able to cook for a few more people now, Today I made???

Cottage pie

26.05.2020 Cottage Pie

Courgette

26.05.2020 Wow look at our courgettes. Its nearly tickling time already!!

Jack`s News

22.05.2020

Courgette

22.05.2020 Look we have courgettes growing on our courgette plants.

Jack`s News

21.05.2020

Polytunnel

21.05.2020 The Cucumber plants are growing nicely in the polytunnel

Boris

21.05.2020 Today its hello from Boris, who is also missing you all.

Strimming

21.05.2020 when it got to warm this afternoon i did some strimming in the forest area

Jack`s News

20.05.2020

Courgette

20.05.2020 Look how well our courgette plants are doing. We will be making courgette cakes before you know it.youn k

Cleaning

20.05.2020 We have been following all the guidelines and keeping everything clean.

Forest

20.05.2020 Working in the forest area.

Forest Area

20.05.2020 When it gets to hot we are able to work in the Forest, it is nice and cool in the forest area and we are managing to keep up on the ground maintenance.

Jack`s News

19.05.2020

Donald

19.05.2020 Hello from Donald. He is having a great time But I think he misses you all.

Chicken Curry

19.05.2020 Here is my finished Chicken curry with rice and naan.

Curry

19.05.2020 I made a curry for lunch, it was very good, My cooking skills have gotten much better, and I am learning to cook lots of new meals

19.05.2020

Me doing all the hard work again, isn't it Jon!

Jack`s News

18.05.2020

Cutting the grass

18.05.2020

Boris and Donald

18.05.2020 Happy pigs enjoying the sunshine

Jack`s News

15.05.2020

Panini

14.05.2020 Making Lunch

Tomato Plants

14.05.2020 Our tomato plants have been re potted into bigger pots and moved into the mini greenhouses. They seem to be growing bigger every day.

Jack`s News

14.05.2020

Runner Beans

14.05.2020 I have been bust potting more runner beans.

Borris

14.05.2020 Boris waiting to be fed on his food mat

Jack`s News

13.05.2020

Strimming

13.05.2020 Today I strimmed all around the reach garden.

Peas

13.05.2020 The peas are looking really strong now with lots of pea pods on them.

Toad in the hole

13.05.2020 Today I made toad in the hole, It was delicious.

Jack`s News

11.05.2020

Reach Garden

11.05.2020 I have been doing my best to keep the Reach garden neat and tidy.

Peas

11.05.2020 Everyday our plants grow bigger and stronger. Look at our peas.

Lunch

11.05.2020 Today I made jacket potato with salad.

Jack`s News

07.05.2020

Pitta Pockets

07.05.2020 Today I made chicken tikka pitta pockets with salad, followed by mousse and biscuit.

Boris and Donald

07.05.2020 Boris and Donald having a stroll around the reach garden.

pig in a pool

07.05.2020 Boris is enjoying cooling off in his paddling pool.

Jack`s News

06.05.2020

Sprouts

06.05.2020 Look what is sprouting.... Our Sprouts

Cutting the grass

06.05.2020 I love cutting the grass because i get to drive the mower.

Strimming

06.05.2020 So much work to do, It is never ending.

Donald

06.05.2020 Donald always manages to perform when he start taking pictures

06.05.2020 Today I made cheese and bacon puffs with sweet potato fries and salad

Jack`s News

04.05.2020

Radish

04.05.2020

Jack`s News

05.05.2020

potting

05.05.2020 we finally manages to get more seeds delivered so we have been potting more tomatoes.

Runner Beans

05.05.2020 we planted out the runner beans.

Runner Bean Beds

05.05.2020 Today we were getting the beds ready to plant out the runner beans.

Potatoes

04.05.2020

Run away pigs

Boris and Donald escaped today and we found them inside the Reach center!!! Once we had managed to get them out we let them have a play in the reach garden.

Green houses

04.05.2020 Everything seems to be blooming at the moment and keeping me very busy.

Runner beans

04.05.2020 We planted out the runner beans today as they are flowering already.

Home made pizza wedges and salad

04.05.2020 Today i made pizza with salad and wedges, and I picked some radish from the garden to put in my salad.

Borris

01.05.2020 Do you like my hat

Jack Strimming

01.05.2020 I think its time Jon did some strimming!!!

Jack`s News

01.05.2020

Roast Pork

01.05.2020 Today I made Roast pork. The roast potatoes were amazing.

Jack`s News

28.04.2020

scone

28.04.2020 So good

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28.04.2020 Today I made chicken and chorizo jambalaya. We had a jam and clotted cream scone for afters, it was yummy

planting

28.04.2020

Working at the Beanbag factory

28.04.2020 Today i helped at the beanbag factory. It was like a winter wonderland.

Jack`s News

27.04.2020

Caramel cookies

27.04.2020 We made Caramel cookies and they were delicious

Strimming

27.04.2020

cutting the lawns

27.04.2020 I cant believe how quickly the grass is growing, I cut it twice a week

Runner beans

24.04.2020 the beans are starting to get stronger now, Hopefully we will be able to plant them out into the main beds next week.

Raddish

24.04.2020 Everything is growing so well at the moment due to all the good weather

Boris

24.04.2020 Boris is still very happy and always has a smile for me when its dinner time

Garlic

24.04.2020 The garlic is growing

peas

24.04.2020 As you can see the peas have been growing very nicely

Pizza made by Jack

24.04.2020

Jack`s News

24.04.2020

Pizza

24.04.2020 Today I made pizza with potatoes and salad, if you look closely you will see the radish that we grew at reach on my plate. salad. radishes in my salad

Jack`s News

22.04.2020

Quiche

22.04.2020 Today I made cheese and bacon quiche followed by pancakes, I think Jon got the recipe wrong for the pancakes, they were far to salty!

Spinach

22.04.2020 The spinach we planted on Friday has already sprouted.

Jack`s News 21.04.2020

21.04.2020

Cutting the grass

21.04.2020 I am Really enjoying cutting the grass on the ride on mower,

Toad in the hole

21.04.2020 Today I made Toad in the hole

21.04.2020

21.04.2020 making the batter for my toad in the hole

Jack`s News 20.04.2020

20.04.2020

Cupcakes

20.04.2020

polytunnel

20.04.2020 I think you can tell from all the pictures who does most of the work around here!

Cutting the grass

20.04.2020 We have been cutting the grass every 4 days to keep it nice and neat.

cupcakes

20.04.2020 I made cupcakes today,

Hello

20.04.2020 Hello from Boris x

Pease

20.04.2020 The Peas are doing really well, we even have a few flowers on them

Donald and Boris

19.04.2020 Donald and Boris waiting for dinner.

sewing seeds

17.04.2020 Today we managed to sew lots more seeds in the polytunnels.

Jack`s News 17.04.2020

17.04.2020

Planting

17.04.2020 Today we potted lots more seeds and put them in the small greenhouses.

Planting Out

17.04.2020

Plants

16.04.2020

Jack`s News 16.04.2020

16.04.2020

Peas

16.04.2020 I am looking forward to everyone coming back to reach to help me with the gardening.

Salad

16.04.2020 We have started planting the salad patch again so hopefully this will start growing soon.

Pizza

16.04.2020 Today I made my own pizza, It was delisious.

Jacks News 15.04.2020

15.04.2020

Happy Pigs

As you can see the pigs looks very happy. But I think they are missing everyone at rerach.

Jam tarts

15.04.2020

Pasta Bake 15.04.2020

15.04.2020 Today I made a pasta bake with garlic bread

Peas

15.04.2020 The peas that we planted out last week are starting to look nice and healthy.

14.04.2020

14.04.2020 I have been Strimmimg around the pig pen, we are letting the pigs out more into the reach garden so we can work on the pen and hopefully re sead with grass.

Jack`s News 14.04.2020

14.04.2020

Grass Field

14.04.2020 The filed is now almost fully re grown, I have set the blades to high on the ride on mower, and I cut it every 4 to 5 days.

Jacket potato

14.04.2020 Today i made Jacket potatoes with cheese and beans. You all know what this means!

tomato

14.04.2020 We finished planting all the tomato seeds today, hopefully we will be enjoying these on our salads before you know it.

Jack`s News 10.04.2020

10.04.2020

Roast pork with stuffing

10.04.2020 Today I made Roast pork with stuffing and vegetables, It was so tasty.

Panini

09.04.2020 Today I made panini`s for lunch.

Jack`s News 09.04.2020

09.04.2020

Boris and Donald

09.04.2020 Boris and Donald are very happy. They are loving all this hot weather.

Apple Trees

09.04.2020 The apple trees are coming into full blossom, We will have apple growing before we know it.

Jacks News 08.04.2020

08.04.2020

Jack

08.04.2020

Jack Strimming

08.04.2020 We even did the strimming in the woods today, if the weather stays nice we are going to light the fire pit.

Jack Mowing the Grass

08.04.2020 We managed to cut the grass on the field today, it is starting to thicken up nicely now.

Jack

08.04.2020 We got lots of jobs done outside today.

PIG IN TROUBLE

07.04.2020 How did Donald get into the Reach center. LOL

Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

07.04.2020 Today I made Hot dogs followed by Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes. The cupcakes went down a treat.

Jack`s News 07.04.2020

07.04.2020

King Edwards

07.04.2020 Today we managed to plant out the potatoes, These will be a welcome addition in a few months time.

Jack`s News 06.04.2020

06.04.2020

Game of football

06.04.2020 Boris and Donal have got a new football that you hide treats inside. They have had a great time rolling it around the Reach garden.

Jacks Jam Tarts

06.04.2020

courgette

06.04.2020 Courgettes

Runner Beans

06.04.2020 As you can see our runner bean plants are growing really well, We should be able to start planting them out soon.

Jam Tarts

06.04.2020 Today Jack Made Tuna pasta bake with garlic bread, followed by Jam tarts. The jam tarts were delicious.

jacks news 03.04.2020

03.04.2020

Cutting the Reach Lawn

03.04.2020

toad in the hole

03.04.2020 Today Jack made Toad in the hole and Chocolate mouse for lunch.

Jacks news 02.04.2020

02.04.2020 Looks like another busy day for Jack.

Lunch

02.04.2020 Today I made Ham and cheese panini`s for Lunch

Planting Out

02.04.2020 Great News we have managed to start planting out our peas today.

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Jack Strimming

01.04.2020 Today Jack strimmed all around the car park and hedges.

jacks news 01.04.2020

01.04.2020 Jack has been very busy today.

Donald

01.04.2020 There’s nothing Donald likes more than rolling around in the mud. “or maybe there is…. FOOD.

Lemon cup cakes

01.04.2020 Today we made fish and chips followed by home made lemon cup cakes, they were yummy.

planting carrots

01.04.2020 We managed to plant out the carrots today.

UNO

01.04.2020 Jack is still manages to beat me when we play UNO at break time.

Chicken tikka

31.03.2020 Today I made chicken and rice tikka pockets for lunch. We had to change the recipe slightly due to not being able to get all the ingredients, but it was still delicious.

Tractor

31.03.2020 You will be pleased to know that the grass on the field has now grown, and is now long enough to cut with the ride on mower.

seeds

31.03.2020 We have had a good look through our seed supply and we should be able to get most of these in pots over the next few weeks.

Plants

31.03.2020 As you can see the plants are growing nicely, we will be getting the mains beds ready for planting out soon.

jack

30.03.2020 We are still cooking our meals fresh every day, but we have had to change the menu as we can not get all the ingredients.

chicken area

30.03.2020 We are hoping to get the chicken area ready for when you guys come back. It will be nice to have fresh eggs again.

Boris

30.03.2020 Boris is missing everyone at reach, but we are making sure he is brushed and fed everyday. As you can see he looks very happy.

Donald

30.03.2020 Donald is really enjoying the great weather we are having and he is always happy to see us at dinner time.

Jack

30.01.2020 Hi Everyone Dont worry, me and jon are doing a great job looking after the Reach Centre.

Jon

30.03.2020 Hi Guys, the pigs are doing really well, We have made sure they have been fed everyday and have fresh water to drink. They had some carrots as a treat today for being such good pigs! We plan on doing some painting around reach over the coming weeks, which of course you’ll be able to see if check back on our news section!

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Boris

30.03.2020 Boris is missing everyone at reach, but we are making sure he is brushed and fed everyday. As you can see he looks very happy.