Tag Archives: blackberry harvest

15 March 2016

On the weekend we harvested a huge number of tomatoes – finally they are ripening, but as usual, coming all at once.  We took home about 5 kilos from the 6 plants, and another enormous zucchini.  I’ve pulled out all … Continue reading

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14 February 2016

Last week we started the blackberry harvest – a good 3 weeks earlier than last year, possibly due to a hot and dry Spring and Summer.  The maze has afforded us with easy access to a greater number of blackberries … Continue reading

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28-29 March 2015

We hired the brushcutter again for the weekend and Eug began clearing the southern boundary, west of the shed, and continued up the western boundary on both sides of the fence.  When the girls and I arrived on Sunday I … Continue reading

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15-16 March 2015

Some serious blackberry annihilation happened this weekend with the hire of a brushcutter with a steel blade.  Though there are still plenty of blackberries to harvest, Eug showed no mercy and from 10.00 am – 6.00 pm the whining sound of … Continue reading

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7 March 2015

The blackberry harvest is in full swing, and we cannot collect enough.  Many of the blackberries are already turning soft and squishy in our fingers, though in certain more shady patches they are perfect for picking.  We came home after … Continue reading

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1 March 2015

Today was one of those days when the block yielded real rewards for all the hard work.  Firstly it was looking particularly beautiful and even manageable on a fine Sunday.  As the clouds rolled over, flushing the block with sunshine … Continue reading

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8 February 2015

The light on late Sunday afternoon was warm and golden as we finished an afternoon of clipping the blackberries in the maze and mowing the patches again.  A very small number of blackberries were ready for picking down by the … Continue reading

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