Saturday, October 22, 2011

Walnut Gathering: week 2

I already mentioned that picking up walnuts from the ground is back-breaking work.
This week, I decided to pick them from the tree in addition to bending over to pick them up from the ground. So much easier. (Experienced nut-gatherers are probably rolling their eyes right now.)
On one of my bike rides I spotted this at the far end of an orchard:
Even easier nut-gathering.
The first 33 lbs are now drying on a chicken-wire rack Justin made.

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