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Walnut – var Sejnovo – Beginning to drop 10th September 2018

Walnut – var Sejnovo – Beginning to drop 10th September 2018 (Very Early). There are a number of spelling variations Sejnovo or Chenovo or Sheinovo. Originating in Serbia or Bulgaria for its walnut blight resistance. Flowering period: May. Fruits medium-sized, … Continue reading

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One of the hazards of using a ‘Rough Mower’ in 100cm tall grass.

One of the hazards of using a ‘Rough Mower’ in 100cm tall grass. Its an age old problem with all mowing or topping of grass fields. In this case we hit a length of fencing wire in the middle of … Continue reading

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‘Vagabond’ fig variety from Bulgaria – fruiting now 6th Aug 2018

‘Vagabond’ fig variety from Bulgaria – fruiting now 6th Aug 2018 A large growing tree 4-5m tall, but having relatively small figs averaging 25grams, but 100’s of them. One of the best for drying and jam/preserve making. Now being offered … Continue reading

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Apricot Plum cross (Biricoccolo) Bolognese harvested 30 July 2018

Apricot Plum cross (Biricoccolo) Bolognese harvested 30 July 2018 The fruit is medium sized, regularly shaped, round or nearly round. The peel is pubescent, thin, delicate and ripe fruit cracks with ease. The flavor is sweet, with notes of apricot … Continue reading

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Plum ‘Biricoccolo Gigante di Budrio’ harvested today 19th Aug 2018

Apricot x Plum ‘Biricoccolo Gigante di Budrio’ harvested today 19th Aug 2018 Not exactly the largest of apricot x plums, the botanical Name is Prunus dasycarpa. It is very sweet and juicy with a high disease resistance. It is always … Continue reading

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Nectarine – Honey Kist® This is our only fruit for 2018

Nectarine – Honey Kist® This is our only fruit for 2018. This was newly planted, so we did expect much this year. But the one and only fruit was incredibly sweet and juicy. No tartness. It was a bit small, … Continue reading

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Blackberry – variety ‘Ouachita’ harvesting 28th July 2018

Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus) – variety ‘Ouachita’ harvesting now 28th July 2018, sometimes referred to as ‘Quachita’ Easy-to-harvest, plump, sweet and juicy berries. These upright, thornless canes bear high yields of large sized fruit, probably twice the size of a wild … Continue reading

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Cot-N-Candy – Apricot/Plum cross harvesting now end July 2018

Cot-N-Candy – Apricot/Plum cross harvesting now end July 2018. Despite this variety being listed as being ripe in early September in the the UK, we are now harvesting some today 28th July 2018. It is listed as being ripe in … Continue reading

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Walnut – Coble Nos 2 – The biggest nut and crop for 2018

Walnut – Coble Nos 2 – The biggest nut and crop for 2018 This variety fruited for the first time in 2015, every year its crops better. The only problem is sometimes the kernel does not form. But the actual … Continue reading

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Peach – variety Avalon Pride, juicy and sweet – lovely. End of July 2018

Peach – variety Avalon Pride, juicy and sweet – lovely. Harvest mid of July 2018 When I say juicy and sweet, I really mean it. The juice drips down your face. Considering this variety is being grown outside in a … Continue reading

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