Why the Conference 2011 field trip property of Erica & Maurice Meneer is called Daffo Down Dilly. They grow them all from seed Maurice’s father sends out from England.
Hawkes Bay Small Block Field Day Show, NZTCA Stand, April 2010.
A cider apple – Sweet Alfred at Camla Farm during a NZTCA Conference 2010 field trip. Probably cutting-grown, not sprayed or pruned— note the even fruit distribution. Fruit are harvested after they have fallen – allowing the maximum sugar and flavour to develop.
What’s underneath? Mushroom man Tim Thornewell sent this photo of the roots of a young licorice plant (Glycyrrhiza glabra). When asked why he had dug it up, he replied: “Doesn’t everyone?”
NZTCA president, Murray Redpath, past-president Diana Loader, patron Hazel Nicholls and past-president Maurice Denton at NZTCA Conference 2010.
Apple tasting inside Linda Gardner’s adobe and timber home during a NZTCA Conference 2010 field trip.