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Beverley & Lyle Squire

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    My Property

    Property Name

    Mulgrave Gardens

    Farming methods

    Organic

    Business Type

    Commercial Farm

    Short Property Description

    A 12 acre property with a mix of tropical fruit trees incl 80 Mangosteen and 50 Rambutans approx 12km from Gordonvale and 40km from Cairns beside the Little Mulgrave River – a beautiful location for swimming.

    Full Property Description

    Approx 12km from Gordonvale and 40km from Cairns beside the Little Mulgrave River – a beautiful location for swimming. 12 acre property with a mix of tropical fruit trees incl 80 Mangosteen and 50 Rambutans. Also have an extensive collection of mature palms and a variety of exotic parent stock plants used for propagating from both seeds and cuttings. Work incl nursery work and maintenance of orchard & gardens – mulching, pruning, mowing & propagating. Accom for 1-3 within our home. Shared meals, all cook together, mixed diet. Older children b.a. Smoke and drug free. Internet access. Initial stay 1-2 weeks, then negotiable.

    Little Mulgrave is a locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia

    10 Top things to do in Little Mulgrave:

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    Little Mulgrave River is a lovely clean river suitable for swimming. As we are in a rural setting the area can be nice for walking.

    Organic/Biological methods we use

    Frequent mowing is required and placing of mulch around plants to reduce weed growth. Prunning is also necessary on general gardens as well as orchard trees.

    Skills WWOOFers can learn here

    Organic practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Propagating, Pruning, Mulching, Using & caring for tools

    My Details

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    3 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    1-2 weeks

    Accommodation

    In Our Home

    Other options

    Non-Smoking

    Meal Procedures

    Eat together

    Diets we cater for

    Fish, Meat

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