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5 days ago

Taralee Orchards
Renae serving on our stall at the Wirrabara Producers Market this morning.She had plenty of her veggies available.It was the 200th Wirrabara Market, and we have been there since the first one in October 2005 ...
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1 week ago

Taralee Orchards
• Pruning time •The trees put on amazing growth last season 🌱 Our job is to help guide the new shoots so the tree forms a spacious & open canopy come springtime. No chemicals 🚫, fungicides or fertilisers are applied, thus the tree structure is essential for enhancing resilience to common problems. By allowing good airflow, controlling fruit set and tree vigour, the tree is set for a long & healthy fruiting career 🍑🍃#biodynamic ...
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3 weeks ago

Taralee Orchards
Lambing time is very close ! Sheep free in the orchard with plenty of feed but still asking for extra. Pip unsure of such bold sheep! ...
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4 weeks ago

Taralee Orchards
The soils are bursting with life: 🍄✨☘️biological activity is flourishing and fungi are popping up everywhere. •Biodynamic 500 was sprayed out followed by rain and some sun! •Pip indicating one of many mushroom ‘fairy rings’, this one around the Silky Oak. • GIANT worms showing themselves 👀. They must be happy in the soils to grow to that sizeWe strive for increasing soil biology for a balanced, resilient and self-regenerating food/farming system which doesn’t require artificial inputs or chemicals 🌼#demeterbiodynamic #regenerativeagriculture#healthysoil ...
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4 weeks ago

Taralee Orchards
Raymon spreading compost and straw onto his garden areas in preparation for next Summer's garden.Also, our latest addition: 5 Indian Runner ducks. They keep close together in their wanderings around the orchard. ...
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2 months ago

Taralee Orchards
The property has a touch of green now, following last week's rain.More rain will be greatly appreciated!Raymon picking our last apple variety, 'Lady William', and Renae loading compost for her garden. ...
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2 months ago

Taralee Orchards
Renae and Pip loading straw for mulching the garden while Jette watches on.Mulching underway on the winter garden bed of cabbages, caulis and broccoli. ...
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2 months ago

Taralee Orchards
A fine and sunny morning, so our fruit cutting team of Eli, Julie and Renae relocated from the shed to enjoy the sun.And our cattle enjoying a meal of hay and reject quinces. ...
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2 months ago

Taralee Orchards
Wirrabara Market today, and Renae had plenty of veggies available.Sunrise, and a rainbow over Ruby Cottage from several mornings ago, and Renae at work in her garden. Cabbages, caulis and broccoli on the way ...
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3 months ago

Taralee Orchards
Autumn colours.Poplars in the 'Old Nursery' across the road from Taralee.Also, photo of the apricot orchard and one of the cloud formation this morning. Very dry at present, so at least the clouds are encouraging! ...
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