Category Archives: The Farm

19 May 2018 10:26am – Blue Sky Day

I never get tired of this blue sky :)

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8 May 2018 10:10am – Compost!

With the advent of Compost Awareness Week starting yesterday, I thought it was high time that I update you all on our composting system. As most processes tend to do, this one has changed and been adapted over the years: … Continue reading

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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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3 February 2018 1:32pm – Rain!

It’s a lovely cool, rainy day at the farm today! We sure needed it!

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12 October 2017 7:26pm – National Farmer Day

So, apparently today is National Farmer Day. And on this day, one year ago, we bought our farm up near Blackbutt. Did we plan that?? :P

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7 October 2017 1:06pm – Grey Day

Lovely grey day up at the farm today, and everything is looking much greener!

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11 September 2017 5:04pm – Farm update: Avocados, Bushfoods, Infrastructure

A quick update re the farm: As of Saturday, all the planting for this year is done! Yay! :D Now we go into survival/maintenance mode over our very first summer, which we hope isn’t going to be *too* hot and dry. Fingers … Continue reading

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11 September 2017 3:42pm – A Productive Day

Wow! What a productive day! 14 wooden pallets (for new compost bays), a water barrel for the back of the tractor (and associated fittings and pump), 4 planters (ie cut-in-half barrels), and everything we need to finish off our bathroom … Continue reading

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2 September 2017 7:25am – Riberry Lillipillies and Midjim Berries

Today’s babies: 12x Riberry (Syzygium leuhmanii) and 12x Midjim Berry (Austromyrtus dulcis) to get our bushfoods sections going, act as privacy screening from the neighbours and provide more habitat for all the gorgeous little insectivorous birds we have here :)

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