This was a scorcher of a day! 42 degrees in White River and spending most of that time in tunnels photographing Ellepot seedlings being planted and grown at the Sappi’s Ngodwana Nursery … a day’s sauna session and some steamed up lenses to say the least! But what an impressive
I have visited many farms. With each farm I visit, I often get to observe where the priorities are of the farmer other than the running of a farm. With Rockfontein farm, I immediately noticed the staff and the atmosphere on the farm. It’s a happy place here.
This year I have been visiting various nurseries around South Africa that have embraced the Ellepot planting system. First stop was Sutherland Seedlings in East London who specialize in Avo’s. Lianne Ashton Photography ©2021
A few belated photos of my Pannar Vrystaat photography tour earlier this year. Once again I have had the incredible opportunity to do photography for Pannar Seed’s annual catalogue and calendar. This year I toured the Freestate and had the pleasure of photographing some of the best farming estates in
Lianne Ashton Photography©2021
One Tree farm – our first stop on a Pannar photo tour of the Pannar Seed farmers in the Freestate! These images are licensed to Pannar Seed. Lianne Ashton is a freelance photographer based in KZN, South Africa. Her clients include large commercial agricultural corporates, NGO’s, small businesses and investment
I love my shoots through Pannar Seed, mostly because it’s a doorway into another whole world…and this time, it was into the Vrystaat! I have to be very honest here. I am born and bred in KwaZulu-Natal and my Afrikaans is appalling! Dismal. Laughable and maybe even insulting to some!
I’ll be doing a series of shoots for Ellepot in the coming months. I kicked off the series with the Hayter’s/Ixopo contracting planting operations. Sutherland Seedlings supplied them with Ellepot Eucalyptus root stock. It was a perfect day for planting; wet, misty and rainy! Ellepot is a propagation system with