Fruit trees, animals, and electric netting

Fruit trees, animals, and electric netting

Animals and fruit trees are a natural partnership – after all, they evolved together, so it makes sense they work well together, as we’ve spoken about in this blog recently. It proved to be such a popular topic that we’re revisiting it this week. One...
Warming Winter Cumquat and Almond Cake

Warming Winter Cumquat and Almond Cake

As anyone who grows their own food knows, it’s incredibly satisfying creating dishes from ingredients from your own garden. So we got double pleasure making this cake using home-grown cumquats and almonds. The first step was picking the cumquats. The almonds...
Fruit trees to good homes

Fruit trees to good homes

Fruit trees are for sale now! Katie and Merv have done the laborious count of how many trees of which varieties and which sizes we will have available and the website is now live for orders! The trees will be available for collection in July (see website for details)...
Grafting citrus – ouch!

Grafting citrus – ouch!

With the bark still lifting and the sap still flowing, we have already knocked over all our budding for the season! That must be a first. It feels like we’re always rushing at the wrong end of the season to bud tough old buds to sleepy seedlings that are ready to go...