Pick of the crop

The Pick of the Crop has to be about sunshine and flowers, after all the rain and cold we’ve been having.

How about this stunner of a sunset from Clandon Daffodils –

Clandon daffodils




The flowers are blooming at Woodlands –



With all the cold we’ve been having the best dressed locals wear a scarf.  (Cornerstone Alpacas – your alpacas are too cute!)



Alpaca scarf


Speaking of natural style, this pic from SKIDS Puketaha stole our heart – ‘Unicorn + PJs  + skate boards = happy.’


SKIDS Puketaha


Zealong Tea Estate harvest and process their tea in the warmer months, so in case you wonder what they get up to on the farm in the winter – they’ve been experimenting with different fertilisers to keep the plants well-nourished, like this organic milk powder:




And we will end our pictorial story with the Mandarin Tree’s Claudia Aalderink’s sunrise – here it is, in all its Waikato glory –



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Number 8 Network - a community website for the rural areas northeast of Hamilton, NZ, is run by Gordonton journalist/editor Annette Taylor.

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