Category Archives: Farm

Olive Planting

Today I did some more tiling but rather than bore you with more pics of tiles I will just share the other things I did. I planted 5 olives as I need the Rocket Pots for the 30 olives I … Continue reading

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Tagasatse and Lou Lou’s tree in flower

When Lou Lou the poodle died a few years ago we buried her in the orchard and planted a Manchurian Pear to mark her place. This year it flowered for the first time.        The Tagasatse (tree Lucerne) are … Continue reading

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Nearly Spring

The days are getting longer and the first signs of the coming spring are springing. The Tagasaste is flowering The Stone Pines (where pine nuts come from) are slow but steady growers. This year they have what looks like seed … Continue reading

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Winsome Hall wildlife

DOD has been taking some excellent pictures of the wildlife that we share the farm with. A Baby Echidna already a digging machine I have never seen one before a real treat. Mother echidna Rosella Blue Tongue Lizard, this one … Continue reading

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Sunset at the farm

DOD took these tonight. The wind turbines look spectacular framed by the sunset. Cheers Franky

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Our Boys and Girls

The Days are starting to get longer now and the girls are getting back into egg laying form. Although we have more chickens than ducks the ducks easily out lay the chooks. The Khaki Campbells are egg laying machines much … Continue reading

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Winsome Hall has a babbling brook

We have had a heap of rain over the past few days, 40mm in half an hour on Monday and our creek is now a babbling brook. This doesn’t happen very often so it is always very exciting when the … Continue reading

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17 APR 2012

Hello all, Very sad day today as LouLou the loopy poodle had to be sent to poodle heaven. She had an undiagnosed tumour in her spine which today broke her back ¬†whilst at the vets after a few days of … Continue reading

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4 MAR 2012

Hi All, It is autumn, the season of “Mists and mellow fruitfulness” according to Keats. I am not sure about that. We have had a week of record rain, the creek is a consistent torrent, the frogs are a raucous … Continue reading

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1 JAN 2012

Howdy All, Just so you know I haven’t been sitting on my bum waiting for Specialty Fasteners (the only one stop shop for all things threaded in Canberra which is annoying) to open from their protracted Christmas break. I have … Continue reading

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