A glorious end of summer feeling – blue skies, warm weather, harvest time! Finished picking Gravensteins today – 6 weeks Continue reading
I didn’t get to the garden until mid morning, today and it got quite hot. I headed out the back Continue reading
Today is the first day over 30 degrees on the plains and high 20s in the Hills… ideal conditions for Continue reading
After 3 weeks away overseas I returned to the orchard today. The change has been dramatic – they have had Continue reading
Today I sprayed line sulphur on the orchard – just catching it before bud burst. Quince tree buds have already Continue reading
A big working bee in the orchard on Saturday – harvesting golden delicious, removing nets, mending nets, measuring nets and Continue reading
Sue Mac gave us an update from Sophie and Harry’s presentations at the Sustainability Fair and then we gathered the Continue reading
Caro picked up three boxes of windfall pears this afternoon – lots more to pick.