The trees are shutting down as are we (just for the season!) so the last day for courier orders and contactless pickup orders will be this coming Tuesday (12 May) ?
We have the last of Democrat, Splendour, Braeburn and Granny Smith apples ???? sending out in 10kg and 15kg boxes….am more than happy to do a mixture….PM or TXT me on 027 288 6090 if you want to place an order ?
Thank you so much to everybody who has supported us once again this Season ???
Shutting down our Stall in late March was pretty distressing for us but because of the courier and contactless orders we have survived! And we will see you all again next Season! ??
Keep taking good care of each other – we are in very precarious times – hopefully this nasty virus will eventually drop off the face of this Earth as we really don’t need this! ?? Life is hard enough without this added complication……
We, the Hobbs Family, send much love to everyone ❤️❤️❤️
It’s a gorgeous day here so have been out picking apples this afternoon – there’s nothing better than being on my Hydralada on a day like this ??
Braeburn, Granny Smith, Democrat and Splendour apples will be available for courier and contactless pick up this week – sending out in 10 and 15kg boxes…..all the same price so you can have them in a mixed box if you want ????
We also have some small Granny Smith which are still great for eating and cooking but are priced accordingly.
Braeburn, Granny Smith and Democrat are great for eating and cooking and Splendour are sweet and juicy for eating only.
All courier orders will be sent out on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week..…….if you would like a box TXT me on 0272886090 or send me a PM ??
Hope everyone is doing well in their ‘bubble’……now that we are at level 3 obviously we must all stay vigilant as we don’t want a second wave of this dreadful virus…..take care everyone ❤️
What a day we have today…….gorgeous blue sky day ? I am out here in the Orchard busy picking apples which are going out tomorrow ?? All Monday and Tuesday courier spaces are full up but we still have a few spaces for Wednesday but, sorry, only for orders going to Mosgiel, Balclutha and Dunedin. If anybody wants to place an order, contact me on 0272886090 or send me a PM. Hope you are all coping ok in your own individual ‘bubble’………it’s such a trying time but we will all make it through as long as we are vigilant ❤️ ❤️
These days I am often asked how this ‘nasty virus’ has affected us as many friends are being paid to stay at home and sadly some will not have a job to go back to, while others will.
Absolutely tragic for the businesses which will go under ?
Pleased to report I am still working, but getting out of bed at 5am not 4am these days ⏰
We will ride through this tragedy and even though the Fruit Stall had to close early, we are extremely grateful to still having courier orders and contactless pickups so life goes on pretty much as usual so between picking, packing and early pruning, I have the same full day, each and everyday ? And I am fortunate as I really love ‘my job’ and as an added bonus, our ‘bubble’ is both home and Orchard, soooo my daily ride around the Orchard on my Kawasaki Mule with my gorgeous sister Belle has not been hindered, much to her delight ?❤️
Sam is kept busy with his work and Mum’s extra spare time has given her more time in the garden. There is always a trailer of garden prunings to take away ?????
So everyone please keep an eye on family and friends as life can change in a heartbeat ❤️❤️
Next Monday is full up for courier orders but I still have spaces for Tuesday to both the North and South Island and Wednesday just the South Island.
Next week we have the last of the Royal Gala apples as well as Golden Delicious – Golden Delicious are a great eating and cooking apple – excellent for pies, crumbles, shortcakes, etc. ????
Red Delicious and Braeburn are now available. Granny Smith will be starting the week after.
Quinces are still available – if you would like my Mum’s quince jelly recipe, let me know and I’ll PM it to you. Sending out orders in 10kg and 15kg boxes. As usual pm or txt me 0272886090 to place an order or for any fruit enquiries ??