articles

Photo article: The miracle of life..I furnish evidence of flowers turning into olives at the Greek Hovel

Tom Winnifrith Sunday 22 May 2016

 

Share this

A reader tells me not to count my chickens. Just because our 150 trees are heaving with flowers that means nothing I am told, I must see evidence of flowers becoming olives. Okay, here you go. It is happening right now, across all the trees as the photos below demonstrate.

Those tiny little green things are olives. They will need to grow a lot before we harvest in December but we are now on track for a mega harvest from the Greek Hovel which means that I shall have anywhere between 500 and 600 litres of oil to sell. that enough to fill a pretty big swimming pool. Can anyone think of someone who can me help promote our olive oil

, , , , ,

About Tom Winnifrith
Bio
Tom Winnifrith is the editor of TomWinnifrith.com. When he is not harvesting olives in Greece, he is (planning to) raise goats in Wales.
Twitter
@TomWinnifrith
Email
[email protected]
Read next

Photo article from Whitby Abbey – Saints, Snakes and the global warming myth

I remember walking last summer, as a practise for my annual 33 mile Woodlarks jaunt, past the town of Keynsham in Somerset. It is named after Saint Keyne, a welsh lady, who reputedly lived by the river, an area swarming with snakes, but through prayer turned them to stone. She was in my mind as last week I was in Whitby heading up to the ruined abbey with Joshua and the Mrs.

Thursday 16 January 2020
TomWinnifrith.com Copyright © . All rights reserved.
Created by Everywhen