Category Archives: The Farm

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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2 September 2017 7:01am – Boots on!

Breakfast is done. Boots are on. Ready for another day of planting :)

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7 August 2017 6:54pm – WWOOFer Cabin

Future WWOOFer cabin for harvest time at the Farm? :)

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5 August 2017 10:39am – Farm updates

Wow! What a crazy week! Here are some pics from last weekend’s visit to the Farm: we found some rather cute little visitors on our lemonade flowers, one of the lemons is so unphased by the frost we had the … Continue reading

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5 July 2017 4:02pm – Humanure and Composting Loos

We’re looking to install a composting loo system up at the farm shortly. What are your thoughts/experiences? Humanure: The Next Frontier in Composting

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2 July 2:25pm – Citrus update

I must admit that I was a little worried about our baby trees with the predicted frost last night, but they don’t seem to have been phased in the slightest. The flower buds on the lemonades are fine, the new … Continue reading

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28 May 2017 4:51pm – The Farm Warming

The Farm Warming yesterday was absolutely brilliant. A HUGE thankyou to everyone who could make it, bringing a plate/drinks and their great company, and especially to Nerida and John who drove up late on Friday, set their tent up in … Continue reading

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24 May 2017 5:15pm – Citrus update: one week in

All of the baby citrus are looking good after their first week in the ground. Both lemons had one leaf with leaf miner, which got promptly squashed, but even ‘the bendy mandy’ (the Ellendale is top heavy and was not … Continue reading

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