Planting Avo trees in Ixopo

Another lot of Avo’s being planted in Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal. I look forward to the day when there is an abundance of Hass Avo’s for sale! Ixopo’s agricultural landscape is rapidly changing, with many farmers in the district investing in Avo and Lemon orchards!

Harry Gwala Agri Dairy Mentorship in Ixopo

This is the first of many agricultural shoots to come for Harry Gwala Agri (Pty) Ltd. Harry Gwala Agri (Pty) Ltd offer the Esayidi TVET College students in Umzimkulu the opportunity to get 18 months of mentorship/work experience at various commercial farms in the district.  Today, I visited Bruce Allwood’s Dairy and Avo Orchard in… Read More

New Avo farming Development in Ixopo KwaZulu-Natal

For much of the Ixopo and Highflats agricultural history, dairy farming and timber have dominated this area. A few years ago, citrus was introduced and now Avo farming is about to take off too. I had the pleasure of photographing the first major commercial avo development happening, implemented by Craig Macfarlane of Ixopo. On this… Read More