New tour season at Melliodora

Spring is a wonderful time to be in nature, also a great time to visit Melliodora. Make sure to book well in advance, as they are very popular.

While taking in the blossoms, daffodils and new green shoots, visitors on the tour also learnt about the practicalities of creating an interacting, productive food garden, maintaining a system that supports goats, geese, chooks, and humans, and how the four people who live here (plus visitors) are sustained through the Melliodora plants and animals on the property.

IMGP9565   Melliodora-goats

The bunya pines in the nearby gully, planted a mere 28 years ago, are starting to produce cones. They, along with the fire resistant blackwoods, are part of the long term regeneration of the gully. Come back in ten years and taste the deliciously edible fruit (nuts) of the bunyas!

IMGP9585   Free ranging chicken help manage pests

Melliodora is in full bloom. We look forward to the next eight months of tours held monthly from now until winter, and hope you take part in them.

 

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