rural recycle

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new fence posts will soon replace this rotten old ones
… some will go to our Furniture Wiz who makes fascinating furniture from old fences and bed slats!Β  Those that are too rotten will be gratefully used as firewood.

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this magnificent Morton Bay fig has been around a while and every year it bears hundreds, maybe even thousands of fruit … note the tyre swing and it’s outside the neighbours fence line so that means it’s a free for all to pick the produce in a few weeks, yum

24 comments

  1. What a majestic tree! My sister has a fig tree in her yard and she does not know what to do with the figs other than to make fig jams and stuff. I am not a fan of figs but am told it has great nutritional values.

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  2. Cool on the recycling of the wood! We’ve seen old barns taken down and the wood is used for building projects, furniture, photo and art frames, ETC! πŸ™‚
    Love that figgy fig tree! Wow! How wonderful on sharing!
    And a swing!!!!!!!! I still love to swing! (and rock! and roll! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜€ )
    HUGS!!! πŸ™‚

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      • Ha! That’s so cute! πŸ™‚ The tree’s limbs would have to be a lot lower to the ground, than the trees we climbed as kids, for me to give it a go today! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜€ She could be the official/designated tree climber and you could be the official/designated tree-climber watcher! πŸ˜›

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  3. There is a fruit tree in the neighborhood… I think a type of plum. I wouldn’t just want to pick it – but I think the owners don’t know what to do with it. Unfortunately most of the fruit falls and is just bug and bird food. One day I might just get up the nerve to ask them if I can have some. Maybe make a preserve or jam? I know other friends who had a grape arbor but didn’t use the fruit at least they let another neighbor pick the grapes and make jelly.

    I gift all my stale bread to the fish in the creek πŸ™‚

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  4. That’s really one big fig tree!!
    I remember picking fresh guava, pomegranate and papaya from my parents garden and in the neighborhood we actually had a tyre swing on mango tree…. it’s was so much fun!!

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