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Spring is coming

August 10, 2009

The nectarine and plum trees are flowering. Lots of bees buzzing around doing their work – hopefully lots of fruit this year!

I also bought a Pinkabelle apple tree. Despite the pukeworthy name, it’s pretty cool – a dwarf Pink Lady apple tree. I’m going to plant it in a large pot with Evelyn’s placenta (placentas are chock full of nutrients), which has been in the freezer for just over a year. It’s partially self-fertile, which is lucky as it’s the only dwarf apple tree variety available in Western Australia due to quarantine restrictions. I don’t have the space for a full-size apple tree right now. So hopefully in a couple of years we will have yummy apples!

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