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Geoff Crawford
When Do I Pick My Olives

When Do I Pick My Olives

I'll attempt to summarise the process into a decision making points.  You will then be in control of when to pick your olives!

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Geoff Crawford

Olive Harvest 2020 begins

This year at Telegraph Hill we began our hand harvest of these greens under Level 3 COVID-19. I didn't/couldn't imagine that 48 hours later we'd be working through a Level 4 home lock down for the next four weeks (the majority of harvest). Anyway it was a beautiful day for hand harvesting, no wind, slight cloud cover and warm temperatures.  The variety of these is Uovo D'Piccione (Egg of a Pidgeon) as the name suggests a big green olive. These trees are all based at the Olivery.  There are only three trees, so these are just sold locally to restaurants. ...

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Geoff Crawford
A Man Made Rainbow

A Man Made Rainbow

  Is there nothing man cannot do....  this rainbow in our neighbours leek crop this morning, a stark contrast to the current summer drought.

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