Posts Tagged ‘ Great Beginnings Gordonton ’

Pick of the Crop

Aug 5th, 2019 | By
Great Beginnings

N8N’s roundup of cool things going on in our area. How about this for Pick of the Crop?  “Wow – that’s got to be a record for the biggest daffodil!”   Ian Riddell from Clandon Daffodils found this beauty recently.   (Freshly picked seedling of Graham Phillips – hybridiser of daffodils, say Clandon.)   What a

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Pick of the crop

Nov 20th, 2018 | By
Great Beginnings

It seems there are many things going on around here that involve food.  And drink. We rather liked these pics of how freshly handpicked leaves are turned into tea at Zealong.  Leaves are only harvested and processed for about 60 days a year at the estate, so they arranged a special factory visit for new

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The Pick of the Crop

Oct 31st, 2018 | By
Alpaca shearing

Number 8 Network has been busy lately – a new issue of Home Range magazine will be sent out next week in all good rural letterboxes! But here are some pics that warmed our heart.  First up, a big Happy Birthday to the Mandarin Tree.  Claudia Aalderink says it’s been a glorious four years of

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Pick of the Crop

Sep 18th, 2018 | By
Think

Top of the morning to you, and here’s the Pick of the Crop.  Cornerstone Alpacas have well and truly sprung Spring – check out this lovely scene –     And this one makes the heart happy.   A customer turned up on his tractor to pick up some flowers from THINK.  Who wouldn’t be impressed? 

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Pick of the Crop

Sep 11th, 2018 | By
Great Beginnings Gordonton

Spring really has sprung. You can always tell because the alpacas at Cornerstone Alpaca Stud take their first dip for the year.  Look at these bathing beauties!     Futher proof is this glorious pic from Garden Graphix – the spectacular Magnolia Iolanthe.   And students at Orini Combined School are getting stuck into the

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Pick of the Crop

Aug 6th, 2018 | By
Smokey the cat

Top of the week to you, and here’s a good ‘un to start the week with – Monday morning from The Mandarin’s Tree Claudia Aalderink.  Says it all, rather gloriously.   There was some serious shenanigans going on at Prof’s @ Woodlands recently when they brought in Marie Gardiner to run a session on cupcake

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