Attention all the “zillions” of cockatoos and galahs out there: leave my little almond tree alone – you have hundreds of hectares of plantation trees at Robinvale and Cullulleraine to plunder.
I say this knowing full well these birds have an inbuilt radar that allows them to zero in on the precious nuts as they ripen.
What’s worse, it’s my fault.
I had planted a macadamia late in the season last year and it got hit by the frost.
It never recovered ... another plant consigned to my “killed-in-action” gardening list.
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