Red Tractor Blog


Summer at the Bothy

Perfect hay/silage weather from last weekend

Foxglove in the rain

Staying cosy

The sheep adjusting to yesterday's snow storm

Meet Aero & Bubbles the new farm kittens - playing on the Lomond Logs bag.

Lazy Pepper on the tractor

Dark blue skies

The last ever issue of Garto Rag is out now! On sale at the Village Shop, Gartocharn, Lomond Country Store at Ballagan (Reid and Robertson) and Caulders Garden Centre, Ballagan.

Geraniums and a milk can at the Byre 🌸

Scattering silage!

Fresh water droplets on a daisy

They normally have more of a spring in their step! Delighted to have re-opened this week and safely welcome guests back to the B&B.

Early evening sky after a beautiful day

Rainbow breaking through the grey sky 🌈

Frosty Gorse

Pepper found herself a tyre

Bales dusted in snow

Tractor working hard with snow on the distant hills

Some wool caught on the wire

Delivery of holly and ivy

Last of the Autumn leaves

Bright green moss

Posing in nice warm coat

Halloween Pepper

New brown cows

Red berries on the hedge

Late afternoon rainbow 🌈

Silage time with lovely blue skies

Arriving for the winter all clipped and smart.

Grass topping with evening sunshine

Pepper on the lookout to welcome new guests

Homemade raspberry jam

Sweet Peas have grown well this year

Wild honeysuckle

Part of the old horse drawn hay rake, used for raking hay

Pepper enjoying a snooze before we re-open this week

Foxgloves in the hedge

Starting with small steps we're re-opening on July 15th with the self contained Granary and Stable. Please visit our newly refreshed website to find out more. We hope to see you soon!

Pepper in the plant

Road blocked!

Silage for cows - remember not to stockpile!

View from the office

New twin calves

February/March issue of Gartorag on sale now.

Discounted winter rates now available when you quote "winter deal". Includes complimentary homemade brownies and tea on arrival. ⛄

John Maltman came to visit on his wee yellow Fergie

Brielle Berndtson practicing her yoga poses, with Pepper of course.

Three cows made from fondant icing for the top of a friend's birthday cake.

George moving eight blackface sheep into the correct field.

New arrival at Dumbain Farm, little black kitten called Pepper.

The start of summer silage at Dumbain Farm and the beginning of my Red Tractor blog.