Blood oranges

Blood oranges

Hello Everyone Perfect weather for the blood oranges just lately. Nice frosts overnight and strong winter sunshine and temps over 20 degrees during the day.  This “stretch of temperature” brings out the flavour and the colour to give the true red pigment that...
Feel the vibes!!

Feel the vibes!!

Hello Everyone Lovely Australian winter weather this last week. All the produce is growing well and lovely for workers not being out picking or working with rain trickling in through cracks in the wet weather gear! Michael thought this lovely customer’s hand was...
Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins…..

Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins…..

Hello Everyone There’s more than pumpkins of course, but it is Australian winter and what better warming food could you have? Even the glorious colour of the flesh is cheering!        This one is a jap pumpkin. I understand that the...
CITRUS GALORE

CITRUS GALORE

Hello Everyone Best time for local Mangrove Mountain citrus. Make the most of it at its glorious best! Focus on citrus this week....
Misty, moisty mornings up here on the plateau!

Misty, moisty mornings up here on the plateau!

The mist and damp in the mornings has been good for the leafy greens, but the snails  love it too! They have wiped out a long row of bok choi! However there is enough for both markets.         Make sure you don’t miss out on all the...
A touch of Frost

A touch of Frost

Hi everyone, I always like when we get the first frost as it means the cabbage whte caterpilars and other chewing insects pack up for the winter, some aphids are tougher and they go and hibernate in the kale but all in all the insects leave the plants to grow slowly...