Finger Limes in the News 29-Sep-2009

Farm Nonsense : White Dove Passion Fruit Farm
… didn’t get the sailboat I wanted due to the economy, grandchild is doing fine (new one), pineapple guava came in very light almost nil this year, forgot to water the Australian finger lime that just came to me …
White Dove Passion Fruit Farm

The Tower of Babel Exotic Fruits
The Australian Finger lime is found growing in the subtropical rainforests … The finger lime has been recently popularised as a gourmet bushfood …

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Spring Burst

Spring came a little early to the Hunter this year, with warmer than normal temps in late August, and plenty of sunshine hours in early September, we have plenty of new growth and many flowers. I timed the application of Terra Firma correct this year and this has helped with the good growth patterns. Most plants have masses of new growth.

The clover had grown very healthy this winter, with some heaths being over 40cm tall, this attracted many, many bees, both native (pic attached) and European. When the plants where in full flower, i slashed the clover and most of the bees moved up to the flowers on the plants, perfect timing for a successful mass pollination. I know what i will do next year!

There was also quite a few frogs around helping keep control of the ants and pests, without the need for any chemicals.