Same day delivery (Wednesdays) to the Auckland area (non-rural). Unfortunately we are no longer delivering to addresses south of Hamilton due to rising courier costs. CHRISTMAS-NEW YEAR: FARM GATE SHOP
Our shop will be fully stocked with fresh produce from 8am Wednesday 20 December and from 8am on Saturday 23 December until sold out. All other days we will have seedlings, herbs and fresh lettuce available. From Sunday 24 December - Tuesday 2 January we will be completely closed for a break.
The last dispatch of deliveries and pick ups for 2023 will be Wednesday 20 December.First dispatch and pick ups for 2024 will be Wednesday 10 January.
Weeds are growing – thank goodness for organic weedkiller. It is only effective on small weeds (so need to do it every week at this time of year). It really does work, particularly on a really hot day.
More exciting – the basil has germinated, tomato plants will be transplanted next week and Elizabeth’s flower seedlings are looking amazing.
The oracle (Phil) has always raved on that the 20th August is when everything takes off. This is because the day lengths increase and there is more heat in the sun. We are starting to wonder if this has come earlier this year. Please don’t anyone mention Christmas decorations. Time to start digging the garden!