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

One thought on “Spring Permaculture Update”

  1. Ah for Pony Poo, what you have left over you will be able to bag and sell!! Lovely organic Pony Poo!! a renewable resource.. Fig cutting is the promise of something great. Thanks for the photos, great story and you have been busy with that orchard. Keep up the good work, Judy

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