One was clearly not enough. There was the thought of them all being uprooted for firewood. Then an olive tree-shaped space presented itself. And then there were the logistics of fitting in other deliveries of building materials … So we went right back for another.
Olive tree number two before leaving home. This is one I only narrowly rejected first time around
The digger moves in
Depositing the olive tree on the tractor’s trailer
Strapping it to the trailer
She’ll be coming down the mountain when she comes …
Reversing down the track towards planting position
Backing up to the pre-dug hole