When we cleaned a new piece of land that had been overrun by acacia trees this spring, we discovered a couple hawthorn/thornapple trees hidden beneath the jungle. The hawthorn berry is supposed to be very healthy and is high in pectin, but the seeds are highly poisonous. Kata bravely picked 1kg of fruit - I say bravely because the tree is very thorny.Read more »
I came home from work last week and found Kata in the front garden weeding among the flowers. When we turned to go into the house we both spotted a large brown blob on one of the gladioli next to the house. It was certainly not a flower, and we conjectured that it was a bat.Read more »
Our annual fruit harvest once again failed, but luckily one of Kata's colleagues Erika allowed us to come and pick plums to our heart's content. Unlike most places in region, Aggtelek has a glut of fruit on the trees.Read more »
Considering the Ministry of Agriculture was the main sponsor of the event, I would have liked to have seen the organisers place big refillable soda water tanks at various places for the booths rather than getting handfuls of small disposable PET bottles. There should have at least been a recycling area.