Il nostro oliva

Our OliveRoughly translated this means ” our olive” and it’s one we are rightly proud of.

Around 8 years ago we planted two olive trees in our front garden. They were only a metre tall but they have grown rapidly. One we lost in a storm 3 years ago when it was blown over but the other has flourished.

So much so that we recently had arborists in to trim it and shape it. To date we have never had anything like a full sized olive off the tree but when cleaning up after the pruning I found this little beauty on the ground – our first olive.

 

2 thoughts on “Il nostro oliva

  1. Olive trees like being treated rough- if you have trimmed it this year, you should get a good crop next year. In the meantime, a press and a small bottle may be needed for this years effort.

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