Jack and Jon`s Reach News
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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!
12.06.2020 Look How well our peas are growing
We had another visit from Oliver, who looked amazing as Doctor Who.
I am still keeping the fiels nice and tidy, the rain has helped the grass to thicken and get green again
I really enjoyed making a roast dinner and courgette cake, it was delisious too
09.06.2020 Today i made homemade burgers with chips and salad.
Today I made Pizza for Lunch. Kim said it tasted amazing!
08.06.2020 It has been good to get some rain, as the grass was in desperate need of a drink.
We had another great visit from Oliver and his mum today. As you can see Oliver was dressed for the part and looked amazing.
It looks like football season has started back again! "Come on you Pigs"
03.06.2020 we made yummy cheese and bacon puffs again. I am really good at making these now.
03.06.2020 we planted more tomato plants and they are getting stronger by the day.
02.06.2020 Look at our peas! it wont be long before we are picking these to eat.
02.06.2020 it is hard work keeping the grounds neat and tidy but everyone says I am doing a good job!
01.06.2020 It was Bec`s Birthday today so I made her a birthday cake
01.06.2020 Still cutting the grass LOL
29.05.2020 Today we had our weekly visit from Oliver and his mum Sinead. They Looked great dressed in Egyptian clothing.
28.05.2020 Today I made chicken curry and rice.
28.05.2020 Looks like someone is enjoying our lettuce
28.05.2020 Hello again from Boris
27.05.2020 Today 27.05.2020 made Pizza it was so good.
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.
26.05.2020 We would like to say a big THANK YOU to Jordan for making us this wonderful sign.
Its good to be able to cook for a few more people now, Today I made???
26.05.2020 Cottage Pie
26.05.2020 Wow look at our courgettes. Its nearly tickling time already!!
22.05.2020 Look we have courgettes growing on our courgette plants.
21.05.2020 The Cucumber plants are growing nicely in the polytunnel
21.05.2020 Today its hello from Boris, who is also missing you all.
21.05.2020 when it got to warm this afternoon i did some strimming in the forest area
20.05.2020 Look how well our courgette plants are doing. We will be making courgette cakes before you know it.youn k
20.05.2020 We have been following all the guidelines and keeping everything clean.
20.05.2020 Working in the 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.
19.05.2020 Hello from Donald. He is having a great time But I think he misses you all.
19.05.2020 Here is my finished Chicken curry with rice and naan.
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
Me doing all the hard work again, isn't it Jon!
18.05.2020 Happy pigs enjoying the sunshine
14.05.2020 Making Lunch
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.
14.05.2020 I have been bust potting more runner beans.
14.05.2020 Boris waiting to be fed on his food mat
13.05.2020 Today I strimmed all around the reach garden.
13.05.2020 The peas are looking really strong now with lots of pea pods on them.
13.05.2020 Today I made toad in the hole, It was delicious.
11.05.2020 I have been doing my best to keep the Reach garden neat and tidy.
11.05.2020 Everyday our plants grow bigger and stronger. Look at our peas.
11.05.2020 Today I made jacket potato with salad.
07.05.2020 Today I made chicken tikka pitta pockets with salad, followed by mousse and biscuit.
07.05.2020 Boris and Donald having a stroll around the reach garden.
07.05.2020 Boris is enjoying cooling off in his paddling pool.
06.05.2020 Look what is sprouting.... Our Sprouts
06.05.2020 I love cutting the grass because i get to drive the mower.
06.05.2020 So much work to do, It is never ending.
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
05.05.2020 we finally manages to get more seeds delivered so we have been potting more tomatoes.
05.05.2020 we planted out the runner beans.
05.05.2020 Today we were getting the beds ready to plant out the runner beans.
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.
04.05.2020 Everything seems to be blooming at the moment and keeping me very busy.
04.05.2020 We planted out the runner beans today as they are flowering already.
04.05.2020 Today i made pizza with salad and wedges, and I picked some radish from the garden to put in my salad.
01.05.2020 Do you like my hat
01.05.2020 I think its time Jon did some strimming!!!
01.05.2020 Today I made Roast pork. The roast potatoes were amazing.
28.04.2020 So good
28.04.2020 Today I made chicken and chorizo jambalaya. We had a jam and clotted cream scone for afters, it was yummy
28.04.2020 Today i helped at the beanbag factory. It was like a winter wonderland.
27.04.2020 We made Caramel cookies and they were delicious
27.04.2020 I cant believe how quickly the grass is growing, I cut it twice a week
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.
24.04.2020 Everything is growing so well at the moment due to all the good weather
24.04.2020 Boris is still very happy and always has a smile for me when its dinner time
24.04.2020 The garlic is growing
24.04.2020 As you can see the peas have been growing very nicely
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
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!
22.04.2020 The spinach we planted on Friday has already sprouted.
21.04.2020 I am Really enjoying cutting the grass on the ride on mower,
21.04.2020 Today I made Toad in the hole
21.04.2020 making the batter for my toad in the hole
20.04.2020 I think you can tell from all the pictures who does most of the work around here!
20.04.2020 We have been cutting the grass every 4 days to keep it nice and neat.
20.04.2020 I made cupcakes today,
20.04.2020 Hello from Boris x
20.04.2020 The Peas are doing really well, we even have a few flowers on them
19.04.2020 Donald and Boris waiting for dinner.
17.04.2020 Today we managed to sew lots more seeds in the polytunnels.
17.04.2020 Today we potted lots more seeds and put them in the small greenhouses.
16.04.2020 I am looking forward to everyone coming back to reach to help me with the gardening.
16.04.2020 We have started planting the salad patch again so hopefully this will start growing soon.
16.04.2020 Today I made my own pizza, It was delisious.
As you can see the pigs looks very happy. But I think they are missing everyone at rerach.
15.04.2020 Today I made a pasta bake with garlic bread
15.04.2020 The peas that we planted out last week are starting to look nice and healthy.
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.
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.
14.04.2020 Today i made Jacket potatoes with cheese and beans. You all know what this means!
14.04.2020 We finished planting all the tomato seeds today, hopefully we will be enjoying these on our salads before you know it.
10.04.2020 Today I made Roast pork with stuffing and vegetables, It was so tasty.
09.04.2020 Today I made panini`s for lunch.
09.04.2020 Boris and Donald are very happy. They are loving all this hot weather.
09.04.2020 The apple trees are coming into full blossom, We will have apple growing before we know it.
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.
08.04.2020 We managed to cut the grass on the field today, it is starting to thicken up nicely now.
08.04.2020 We got lots of jobs done outside today.
07.04.2020 How did Donald get into the Reach center. LOL
07.04.2020 Today I made Hot dogs followed by Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes. The cupcakes went down a treat.
07.04.2020 Today we managed to plant out the potatoes, These will be a welcome addition in a few months time.
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.
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.
06.04.2020 Today Jack Made Tuna pasta bake with garlic bread, followed by Jam tarts. The jam tarts were delicious.
03.04.2020 Today Jack made Toad in the hole and Chocolate mouse for lunch.
02.04.2020 Looks like another busy day for Jack.
02.04.2020 Today I made Ham and cheese panini`s for Lunch
02.04.2020 Great News we have managed to start planting out our peas today.
01.04.2020 Today Jack strimmed all around the car park and hedges.
01.04.2020 Jack has been very busy today.
01.04.2020 There’s nothing Donald likes more than rolling around in the mud. “or maybe there is…. FOOD.
01.04.2020 Today we made fish and chips followed by home made lemon cup cakes, they were yummy.
01.04.2020 We managed to plant out the carrots today.
01.04.2020 Jack is still manages to beat me when we play UNO at break time.
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.
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.
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.
31.03.2020 As you can see the plants are growing nicely, we will be getting the mains beds ready for planting out soon.
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.
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.
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.
30.03.2020 Donald is really enjoying the great weather we are having and he is always happy to see us at dinner time.
30.01.2020 Hi Everyone Dont worry, me and jon are doing a great job looking after the Reach Centre.
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!