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1 week ago

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Our sheep found their way into the apricot orchard. They seem to know where the good feed is!
Also, a trailer load of compost being delivered for Raymon's summer garden
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2 weeks ago

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Update on our tank refurbishment project:
Raymon has designed, fabricated and installed a frame to give the tank structural support, and for fitting a roof to keep out leaves, dust and other material.
Second photo is of Matthew on the final clean of the tank base
Third is the detail of the roof frame
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3 weeks ago

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First day of Spring tomorrow, Sept 1st, and some appropriate photos.
Narrabeen plum block flowering, and Renae planting seeds in preparation for the Summer garden
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2 months ago

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Here comes the rain. Yeehaa! ...

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2 months ago

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Raymon lighting up a heap of briar bush in our aptly named Briar Paddock
It was originally an area of abandoned orchard, and much work by Raymon over the years to heap and burn the briar..Raymon lighting up a heap of briar bush
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2 months ago

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Renae, with her ever present helper, Indy, starting on the rotary hoeing of the chook yards.
Plan is to sow some 'clucker tucker' for the chooks to enjoy later.
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2 months ago

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After years of procrastination, we have finally embarked on the task of cleaning the 'top tank', a 30,000gallon squatters tank used for irrigation, which had around 30 years of detritus and algae growing in it.
First step was to drain the tank, and then to get inside and shovel all of the material out.
A big job, and thanks to Matt, Raymon and Renae, who spent hours today shoveling out the material
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3 months ago

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I have planted an avenue of trees along one of our fencelines as a memorial to Denise.
Also, our first lamb for this winter
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3 months ago

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Our young kelpie, Indy, acquainting herself with Renae's incubator hatched chickens ...

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3 months ago

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Renae and Denise's sister, Sue on our stall at the Wirrabara Producers Market last Sunday ...

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