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Bruce Armytage

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    My Property

    Property Name

    Ahvenbloem Park Winganna

    Business Type

    Commercial Farm

    Farming methods

    Organic

    Short Property Description

    ‘Ahvenbloem Winganna’ means “Place of Flowers in the Golden Sun”. Alludes to our philosophy of Farming for Sustainaibility, water management and gardens. Enjoyable secure home for animals and people. Ahvenbloem park encompasses Flora and Fauna Sanctuary, 2 kms river, granite outcrops, remnant bushland and European heritage features over 230 years and earlier. We farm organic produce, free range old breed pigs and sheep.  Also maintain Arabian Horse Stud, Eastern European  Remnant Bloodlines. Also have Kelpie and Border Collie working dogs, shed cats and wildlife. the property consists of numerous facilities incl. Ecotourism Ctr, Old farmhouse circa 1854, Homestead, Miners Cabins, Bunkhouse, Machinery Sheds, Stables and historic features.

    Full Property Description

    Over 100 acres of diverse country incl. Granite hill country, rolling grasslands, riverflats and remnant bushland. Cropping summer forage crops, corn, potatoes and pumpkins for consumption and feeding livestock. Permaculture practice in place for large vegetable gardens and small orchard also landscaped flower gardens parklike with many exotic and native species planted from herbaceous borders to parklike arbors of trees and shrubs, outdoor seating throughout for meditation and peaceful enjoyment of flora and fauna, abundant birdlife. there are bush and riverwalks in addition to the farm production systems. Property has reticulated water througout for wildlife and stock designed and implemented by the owners. bruce is a Water Reticulation Engineer. Water sources are dams, deep well bore, river and multi storage rainwater. The farm encourages family guests for ecotourism and farm activities in addition to participation of Woofers to learn from owners how to develop, maintain and manage harsh granite country with an alpine (900m) climate of extremes i.e. hot summers and cold winters.

    My Details

    Name

    Bruce Armytage

    Gender

    Male

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    1 WWOOFer

    Accommodation

    In Our Home

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