Category Archives: The Farm

30 September 2018 12:06pm – Rain!

We’ve had some lovely rain at our place so far today, and The Farm has had over 30mm so far this week! The garden (and gardener!) are heaving a huge sigh of relief.

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16 September 2018 6:00am – Good Morning!

Good morning, everyone!

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26 August 2018 8:49am – Rain!

Rain has come to the farm today! :D Let’s hope it sticks around!

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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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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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