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Geoff Crawford

Telegraph Hill Olive Tree Pruning

Read Geoff's theory on this years pruning....

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November in the Olive Grove

November in the Olive Grove

See how to spot a set flower on an Olive tree, and the mechanics of flowering.

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Geoff Crawford
Olives and Pigs

Olives and Pigs

  Pigs.  The wild pigs at the Mohaka grove are the bain of Brad. When I visit the grove to look at the trees, the first thing I have to do is look at the photos of Brads close encounters with the natural wild life. And it is wild.  If he spots one without his gun he’s not getting out of the tractor cab.  ‘They’ll go ya’ he says.  He has photos of the pigs alive and dead, taken from the cab and standing in the rows, and of course great stories about the ones that got away. He likes...

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Geoff Crawford

How To Prune An Olive Tree video 2

Video 2. Finishing off the olive tree.  It is now looking lighter, ready to grow large fruit this year.  We are following the theory of less fruit hanging on the tree = larger individual fruit size

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