Spring

Spring – A time of Gentle Beauty

Spring Spring is here and it’s certainly washed 31 The Rocks with its gentle beauty. Month after month we have watched with bated breath as the rain clouds approached. Fingers crossed and hoping that some of that rain that we … Read More

Spring Flowers

Usher in the Cheer of Spring

Spring Spring is in the air…throw open those windows, get outdoors, breath in the sweetness of budding beauty and usher in the cheer of Spring. Spring should have you all feeling a little more alive and energised. This is just … Read More

Quart Pot Creek Autumn

We Have Autumn on Our Minds

Autumn It doesn’t matter how many times you witness Autumn, it never ceases to amaze…and we have Autumn on our minds. There are few words to explain just how stunning the yellows, oranges, purples, browns and golden colours are, and … Read More

Grape Vines

Summer! Is a State of Mind

When you think of Summer I bet what comes to mind is “Heat & Humidity” ……Well here on the Granite Belt that usually is not the case. Sure, we have some hot sunny clear days, but generally the nights cool … Read More

Spring Flowers

Spring – Mother Nature’s Speciality

What a wonderful time for Mother Nature. We have had some good soaking Spring rains and beautiful warm sunny days which have transformed the orchards from sleeping sticks to a blush of strong new growth and flowers, tiny little fruits … Read More

Winter in the Grotto

Is it Spring…….Wait, no it’s Still Winter!

Hasn’t the weather been mixed up lately? One day it’s well and truly winter with frost and frozen bird baths, the next it’s a beautiful spring day that’s warm and sunny with the most blazing blue skies. The poor garden … Read More

How Good is this Cold Weather

  We must hand it to Mother Nature – how good is this cold weather and just when we needed her to turn down the heat and add a nice coating of frost and cold crisp air, she came through … Read More

Baby its Cold Outside

Baby its Cold Outside

Winter……well its almost here and baby it’s cold outside. The last of the beautiful autumn leaves are just clinging on with most having fallen to become a crunchy carpet or been raked up and turned into mulch for the garden. … Read More

Autumn Leaves Give Way to Winter

  The spectacular colours of the autumn leaves have reached their fullness and are now falling to the ground creating a beautiful carpet of magnificent hues. Our wonderful deciduous trees respond to the cold changes by turning off their supply … Read More

Granite Belt Gold

You have to see it to know its true beauty. Fall in love with Autumn on the Granite Belt…..inside the wine is maturing and outside the deciduous landscape is turning golden. The temperature ranges from about 8.8 to 21.9 Celsius, … Read More