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6 days ago

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Renae and our mature age Wwoofer, Ruth on our stall at the Wirrabara Producers Market this morning.
Also, Raymon giving the picnic table a coat of decking oil, and a recent sunrise over the orchard
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3 weeks ago

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Renae with produce from our vege garden.
Plenty of tomatoes and sweetcorn.
Also, I saw Apostle Birds here for the first time. Sign of the hot and dry conditions, with bird species moving into new areas. Happened to be 12 in the group!
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1 month ago

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Renae and Sue (Denise's sister) cooking on our outside kitchen. They had previously made apricot jam and tomato sauce.
Also, our Wwoofer, Katie, labeling tomato sauce
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1 month ago

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What happens once the corn is picked ?!The Kretschmer cousins show their production line efficiency ... ...

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2 months ago

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Renae with some of the produce from her garden.
Our hot summer is being enjoyed by our sunflowers and agapanthus plants
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3 months ago

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We have a big crop of apricots this year, and challenge is to get them picked before the wattle birds clean them up.
Photo of Raymon picking the high apricots with the hydraulic ladder.
I found a bearded dragon lizard looking over the orchard
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3 months ago

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Our first apricot cut of the season.
Denise, our Japanese Wwoofer, Azusa and local, Eli at work on a hot morning.
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3 months ago

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Our Jacarandas are flowering magnificently at present.
One is in front of Apricot Cottage, and one in front of our house.
I spend time looking at them when I should be looking at apricots!
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4 months ago

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Our workers on the job again. This time cherry picking. Renae on the ladder and Denise at ground level.
Three cherry pickers at work!
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4 months ago

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We hosted the Southern Flinders Tourism & Tastes Group Meeting last night. Tables set in preparation, and much work by Denise and Renae in preparing the meal.
Also, first apricots are getting close to ripe, sheep waiting for a paddock shift, and Denise and Renae unloading chook grain
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