Spring Permaculture Update

The equinoxal (sp?) winds are battering Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Here are my attempts to protect our newly planted fruit trees.

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I barely was able to get the garlic fully mulched on the weekend before the gale started.

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After I mulched the garlic I also mulched about 50 new fruit trees.

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Be aware it is important not to place mulch against the sapling itself.

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Having recently purchased this former horse property, we have 25 years of rotted pony poo to work with.

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This gives you an idea of what we have. There are two more piles just as big.

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We are boarding a horse now. This is what he produced in 2 weeks.

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Despite the winds, it’s great to see signs of spring, like this fig cutting leafing out.

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Peace, Estwing