The Heroes of Barrow
The Farming Year
A brief description of the agricultural year by month and season.
Gwaeron (Stirring): Ploughing and spreading of manure and marl in the fields.
Gwirith (Stirring): Spring sowing of seed and harrowing.
Lothron (Spring): Digging ditches and the first ploughing of the fallow fields.
Norui (Spring): Haymaking, and the second ploughing of the fallow fields. Sheep shearing.
Cerveth (Summer): Haymaking, sheep shearing, weeding of crops.
Urui (Summer): Harvesting!
Ivanneth (Autumn): Threshing, ploughing, pruning fruit tress, and milling.
Narbeleth (Autumn): Threshing, ploughing, pruning fruit tress, and milling.
Hithui (Fading): Collecting acorns for pigs.
Girithron (Fading): Mend and make tools, slaughter animals.
Norwain (Winter): Mending and making tools, repairing fences.
Ninui (Winter): Carting manure and marl.