Posts Tagged ‘ Pick of the crop ’

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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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

Oct 16th, 2018 | By
Horsham Downs ag day

Here’s a collection of cool pics from around the area. It’s ag day at many of our schools out there – how about this pic from Horsham Downs?     There’s no such thing as too many lambs on one trailer, thanks for the pic, Mike Taylor!     John Riddell had a couple 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 21st, 2018 | By
Nankeen night heron

Gordonton’s Zealong Tea Estate has been visited by royalty –  King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u of Tonga were shown around the estate and then treated to a five-course meal.  The royal couple were gifted some premium New Zealand-grown tea to take with them.     A visitor to Cornerstone Alpacas fell in love with

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