Category Archives: Fruit

6 July 2018 5:15pm – The Pomes&Stones Orchard is complete!

The Pomes&Stones Orchard is complete! :) The last leprechaun Apple has gone in, everything has been given a circle of mulch and had a chook-wire frame put up. Looking good, even if I say so myself :)

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4 July 2018 5:21pm – Planting Update

Here are a few pics of the trees that we planted out yesterday. I’ve only included one pic of each type, as they all just look like sticks at the moment, and that’s not really very interesting to look at, … Continue reading

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3 July 2018 4:26pm – Dirty Knees

I think the knees say it all. Another day of planting done and boy, am I beat .. but happy :) Will update with tree pics later. Now for a hot shower …

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28 June 2018 6:17pm – Trees!

My kind of delivery! Mail-order trees!! :D Guess what we’ll be doing next week :D Happy dance!! Update: All opened and checked: 3x ‘Leprechaun’ dwarf green apples, 2x ‘Pinkabelle’ dwarf pink apples, 3x ‘Fireball’ dwarf apricots, 1x ‘Sunset’ dwarf peach, 1x ‘Sunset’ dwarf … Continue reading

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30 May 2018 2:24pm – Pinks Disease

Do your trees have Pinks Disease? It’s particularly prevalent in high humidity areas. Annette McFarlane: Take a close look at this image. Initially you may mistake it for lichen (there are some small lichen surrounding it). In fact, it is … Continue reading

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7 May 2018 7:45am – “Too big”

Holy moly! I’d thought these were heavy bringing them inside: 2950g and 3057g respectively. Dried pineapple coming up! :) PS these were being sold at a roadside stall because they were rejected as “too big” … Think about that. “Too big” … Continue reading

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6 May 2018 5:22pm – Midjim Berries!

Squeezing in a quick bit of weeding in our front yard native garden while the light lasts, and found these beauties! I’d thought that midjim berries were finished for this season but apparently this little bush didn’t get the memo :) Yay! … Continue reading

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28 March 2018 5:16pm – Limestone Permaculture

Great video by Brett, down at Limestone Permaculture. This is permaculture :) One-Acre Permaculture Garden Feeds 50 Families

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26 March 2018 5:47am – More Trees!

Ok so we may have gone to Turners again yesterday … The latest haul: 2x longans 2x ‘Wai Chi’ dwarf lychees 2x ‘Santa Rosa’ (red flesh) plums 1x yellow flesh plum 2x jabotacabas 3x ‘Berrylicious’ blueberries 3x ‘Port Wine’ dwarf … Continue reading

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15 March 2018 5:31pm – Trees!

Woohoo! Another load of fruit trees and natives for up at the farm! :D This time: 3x ‘Packham’s Triumph’ pears 2x ‘White Opal’ peaches 1x ‘Sundowner’ nectarine 3x ‘Berrylicious’ dwarf black mulberries 3x Strawberry/Cherry guavas 1x Feijoa (to go with … Continue reading

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