Evidence for organics

Evidence for organics

If you’ve ever done our “5 Key Steps to Growing Great Fruit” webinar, you’ll know we’ve been following Rodale Institute Experimental Farm in Pennsylvania for a long time. Checking out the Farming Systems Trial at Rodale Institute...
10 ways to make money from your fruit trees

10 ways to make money from your fruit trees

Do you want to make money from growing fruit? Berries for sale at a local market It’s easier than you may think – and we’ve put together our top 10 tips to get you on the right track. On our study tour of America we saw farm stands, farm stalls and...
Helping out on the farm

Helping out on the farm

We—Penny Kothe and Paul McKinnon—are former owners of Caroola Farm,  in the NSW Southern Tablelands, and we’ve been helping out at Tellurian Fruit Gardens for the past month (which is really exciting, as our farm was the first farm Ant ever worked on). We sold our...
After the Hoe Down…

After the Hoe Down…

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don’t open the door to the study and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument. Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. ~ Rumi This is one of my...
Let’s fight the fly

Let’s fight the fly

After a long fruit-growing history, Harcourt has come up against a new foe. Queensland Fruit Fly is on our doorstep and threatens to abruptly end our fruit production heritage by decimating home gardens and commercial crops alike. On Thursday 5 April Megan Hill, the...
A Gung Hoe autumn

A Gung Hoe autumn

Well, the weather is cooling down that’s for sure – make sure you water this weekend though as it set to be in the 30s again and next week mid-30s!! It’s funny how we relax as humans a bit more in the cool, however out here in Gung Hoe land that...