Apple picking and Mt Lofty Botanical Gardens


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Published: April 26th 2006
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Introduction Last Sunday was Dan's turn to pick the walk and he asked if we might try apple picking - something he had noted that you can do in autumn from James Muecke's book Adelaide for Kids (p152). As the book recommended, we looked at the "What's on" section of the Sunday Mail to find out that apples were indeed ripe for the picking at Summertown from 11 to 4 pm. To finish off the afternoon w... Read Full Entry



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on Alan Correy Drive
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Rhododendrum augustinii

We took the upper Rhododendrum trail to the carpark
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from http://whereis.com.au/



2nd May 2006

Fungi
The toadstools really looked like something from a fantasy...does the red mean danger? What is the name of these? Are they naitve? Have any Fungi been introduced? I love fern gully..it reminds me of the Daintree Rainforest..one of my my favourite parts of the world!
2nd May 2006

Amanita muscaria
The type of mushroom is Amanita muscaria - check out Wikipedia - it is imported from Europe. It is used as an insecticide and "sometimes consumed for its psychopharmacological effects" despite being listed as poisonous. It also makes you senile.
15th June 2010

Apple picking cost
Tash asked how much does the apple picking cost? It depends how much you pick. There is a weigh station at the exit and a reasonable per kg price. Great apples :-)
3rd November 2010

orchard
i love wat all displayed no the farm. Do you register workers to work on the farm. M interested in fruit picking coz i want to taste the fruits. They look delicious, YUMMMMMMM!
3rd November 2010

orchard
i love wat all displayed no the farm. Do you register workers to work on the farm. M interested in fruit picking coz i want to taste the fruits. They look delicious, YUMMMMMMM!
8th April 2011
Toadstools

Where and when can these be found?
Hi Diana I am doing a project on these and would love to know the precise location of where these were taken. I want to photograph these for a collage on the Fly Agaric. Also time of year please would be great. ryanh99@tpg.com.au
20th June 2011

Fungi
We saw the fungi in one of the highest parts of the park, under some large oak trees. It was early Autumn (see date of entry).

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