Thursday, May 29, 2014

Pavonas Craft Village Mill

Some more pictures of the mill at Pavonas Craft Village in Naturewalk.

This mill equipment is used in the manufacture of teak furniture and also in home builds.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Milling teak at the Pavonas Craft Village

Milling teak for use in the artisan teak furniture manufacture at the Pavonas craft village in Naturewalk Costa Rica

Friday, May 23, 2014

Chinese Vegetables

Plants grow quickly in Costa Rica. Chinese vegetables growing in Permalife Farms, Naturewalk 3. These plants are just 12 days old.

See if you can recognise the plants - they are labelled in the bottom right corner

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Planting purple tiquisque

Planting purple tiquisque in Permalife farms, Naturewalk 3

Harvesting Bamboo

Harvesting bamboo for building the yampee trellises in Permalife Farms, Naturewalk 3

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Naturewalk Vegetable Washing and Packing Plant

Work continues in the construction of the Naturewalk Farming Company vegetable washing and packing plant

Planting Chinese Vegetables

A test planting of various Chinese vegetables, is being carried out in Naturewalk, Permalife Farms.

The returns on these crops look very attractive, but the test planting will reveal all:

Preparing the ground for planting

Preparing the ground for planting
Preparing the ground for planting

Seedlings for planting

One seedling planted just 10,000 to go

Seedlings in the nursery

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Naturewalk Furniture Manufacture

New milling and manufacturing equipment was delivered to and installed in the Naturewalk Furniture Centre in the Pavonas Craft Village last week.

All the equipment is installed, commissioned and running.

11 month old teak tree

Plants certainly grow quickly in Naturewalk, Costa Rica.

Here is Stefan Bryant, the Naturewalk Forestry Engineer, standing beside an 11 month old teak tree.

This tree was 18 inches high 11 months ago when it was transplanted from the Naturewalk nursery.

Just look at it now!

Stefan Bryant, Naturewalk Forestry Engineer beside an 11 month old teak tree in Naturewalk 3