Fruit

Meanwhile at homeland…

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

With all the developments going on at Dreamland, it may seem as if Homeland is getting neglected. But despite the tell-tale weeds and overgrown grass, we’ve been [...]

Fruit tree planting

August 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

It’s been a busy week-end at Dreamland. Very busy indeed. In terms of the over-arching process of establishing Dreamland, this was one of those climax points along the way. [...]

Extending the olive branch

July 10, 2017 // 1 Comment

A few weekends ago, we learnt how to make olive oil the old-fashioned biblical way. No fancy machines, no stainless steel drums, no centrifugal presses. Just us, our great [...]

Vines = grapes, right?

May 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

We inherited some grapes, of unknown colour and variety, which were planted in our vegetable patch. But they weren’t doing so well. In fact, despite all our efforts, very [...]

Autumn hues

May 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sometime we get so busy focusing on food production and sustainability that we almost forget to sit back, breathe and enjoy the colours and the flavours. Well, almost… [...]

Strawberry fields forever

August 15, 2016 // 1 Comment

In those early years we really wanted to grow prize strawberries. In fact, to this day, we still want to. But in these years we were plagued by snails that ate massive holes [...]