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Fruit orchard and gardens

Apples, Cherries, Pears, Quince, Peach, Plum, Pomegranates, Figs, Walnuts and Madronas (tree strawberries, which can be distilled and is popular in nearby Portugal)

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Red and white grape vines close to the house provide a healthy annual crop for eating or making the local Mosto wine.

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Established organic garden with raised beds, terraced areas, compost toilet, pond and BBQ area with fire pit.  Fruit bushes including, Raspberries, Japanese Raspberries, Black currents, Red currents, with strawberriesand rhubarb, with intermixed wild flowers and culinary/ medicinal plants such as; Laurel, Echinacea, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme, Oregano, Chives, Indian Lemon Grass, mint, curry plants and.  There is also a wealth of seasonal indigenous offerings including wild asparagus, Boletus of various types, Amanita Caesarea (Caesar’s Mushroom) Lactarius Deliciosus (Saffron Milk Caps) and Catharellus Cibarius (Chanterelle) to mention just a few.

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A drip system is used to water the gardens, ensuring efficent distrubtion of the water.

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