Thanks to everyone who visited George Street Orchard on Sunday as part of the Valley Project and Otago Girls’ High School fundraising tours. It was great to see familiar faces and I enjoyed meeting lots of new people so keen to grow. Thanks also to those who purchased some of my plants – it really helps to keep my nursery habit alive!
Lettuce and Shungiku. No dig 75cm bed, 45cm path. Yes, I measured. Modern standard dimensions for no dig market gardening and to me it’s the best
Rhubarb and Sweet Purple asparagus
It’s such a fun time of year – watching blossom slowly turn to fruit, seeing perennial herbs construct themselves again, launching new ideas and patterns, and witnessing the emergence of crops you’ve been waiting on a few years…
First time persimmon flowering
Mini market garden
White paint dramatically improves your equivalent sunshine hours
William’s bon Cretian pear
Woodchips for paths, mulch, compost…call an arborist today and get heaps. Leave it in a pile to age if you want or use it as you need. After a year or so on a pathway you can rake it up for adding to a potting mix
Brown Turkey fig. Permanent framework is now mostly established. One to two year shoots grown and cut back off this as figs only fruit on new growth (main crop) and last years wood (Breba crop).
Loquat well under way at a garden nearby
Sea kale root cuttings
Chicken roost and nesting box under construction
Covered compost and chicken run connection
Beautiful Rory George Street Orchard looks totally amazing.
Thanks Anne-Marie 🙂
It all looks great! Very inspiring.
Lots of promise there. Your Haskap are going to be early!
hi, I was wondering where you can buy a haskap from in nz? thanks
Sometimes I sell some, currently out of stock but I just sowed seed for sales next year. I will be adding a nursery page to my website soon. I don’t know of any other sources.
Hi Rory. Thanks for hosting for OGHS. There was so much interest and fascination with what you are doing. Unfortunately I left my chair at your place. Just to rainy to sit at the gate!! And I didn’t get a chance to buy any hackap bushes! I was wondering if I could swing by and pick up the chair please. I left it near the water tanks. Thanks. Rachel S. 0211783255. Alternately you could drop it to me and come see our fledgling edible garden. Let me know.
Hi Rachel, did you get my text? The chair is by the cottage entry, come by anytime to collect. It was a pleasure to host you all 🙂