Barbara Girvan’s enthusiasm shines through as she describes her recent new enterprise of a pumpkin patch in the Highlands, providing entertainment for school holidays and raising funds for charity. Her family took a bit of persuading, but enjoyed it so much that the enterprise is continuing, and Barbara has been inspired to start growing sunflowers and cut flowers. Barbara explains the mishaps and teething problems with the pumpkins, as well as her experience on the Rural Leadership Programme and what she has taken away from Women in agriculture meetings.
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