Saturday, 22 March 2014

Autumn Equinox Southern Hemisphere

 The Autumn Equinox yesterday the 21/03/14. Here are a few photos take on the orchard today.
Cherry trees below





 
Some of the younger trees in the orchard.
 

 
Close up of some cherry branches
 





 
Some young cherries planted last winter below
 


 
Some older cherry trees planted in 1994 I used a chainsaw heavily on these trees last winter, below
 



Some nice new lateral from this heavy cutting
 

 
 
Some apricot rows below
 



 
 
Here is where we are going to build our new nursery.
I have started to dig some footings with Mark
We plan on making a split level round pad with a hexagonal shade sail roof.





Some photos of the gardens around the barn  
 



A beautiful Queen Elizabeth rose with a pink windchime next to it. 



Windchime below
 

 
Queen Elizabeth below
 
 
Photos of the garden at our house.Beautiful red fuchsia below
 
 
Hybrid tea rose Oklahoma


My good wife in the garden below
 
 
Ablution (chinese lantern tree) behind table and chairs a nice shady area to sit.

 
 Some salvia and some purple chrysanthemum below
 

A relaxed shot with our newest Grandson Dax at Christmas time


Dax sitting with Grandma

 
Hope you enjoy these photos of around our orchard.
Not much to say about the last harvest except that I am glad that it is finished, very hot and dry year.
With periods of intense wildlife. Water supplies are very low large areas of the country are still crying out for good rain. Wishing those in the Northern Hemisphere, who will soon be harvesting fruit, the best of luck.
Best wishes to all.
 


 

 

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