Tag Archives: agriculture

  1. Olives Trees ‘Off Season’

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    Thursday 10 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Olive trees tend to produce a crop every two years, more or less. Some trees are a bit weird, producing …
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  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement (III)

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    Sunday 16 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from the time that my wife and I designed and built …
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  3. DIY Greenhouse: Spikey Style

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    Thursday 05 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Like most things in life, I find if you scratch your head and think about something long enough, you can …
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  4. Rain Rejuvenates : Veggies

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    Thursday 28 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Following on from the post: Rain Rejuvenates The Garden, I had a query about the rest of the farm… So …
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  5. Rain Rejuvenates : Orchard

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    Tuesday 26 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Following on from the post: Rain Rejuvenates The Garden, I had a query about the rest of the farm… As …
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  6. Rain Rejuvenates The Garden

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    Sunday 24 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    We love the extremes of weather here in south-west Turkey. Whilst we don’t go in for the cold stuff of …
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  7. Winter Fruit Picking…

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    Thursday 21 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Winter citrus fruit harvest time is here again. Last year was a disaster, with 99% of the crop unsold, so …
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  8. Seasons A Little Confused

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    Tuesday 05 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    So it’s early November. Even for southern Turkey, this is well into autumn, and whilst we are used to seeing …
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  9. Pommie Processing

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    Sunday 03 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    After more than 2 months of visitors (literally one set after another, sometimes 3 lots at once), we finally had …
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  10. Pomegranate Time :)

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    Thursday 31 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Today was my ‘pommies’ picking day. On the farm I only have just 3 established Pomegranate trees or bushes I guess …
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  11. Almost Olive Time…!

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    Monday 14 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    From the back end of October till the end of December, much of my time is spent picking olives, sorting …
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