Monthly Archives: July 2011

Already planted out this years Grafts

The strip of land previously weed killed and then cleared by strip buring, has been planted out with this years new varieties of apple trees. These were grafted this year 2011 in the early spring and were tall enough to … Continue reading

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The first Oullins Green Gages of the 2011 season

These are Oullin’s Golden Gages and are just turning yellow, and are very sweet and juicy. They are large and rounded.

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First Apricots of the 2011 Season and its the end of July

A variety called Novi Sad, that is grown in an open field orchard, in the Midlands.

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Coughton Court (NT) Orchard, Warwickshire

A day out to Coughton Court (National Trust) in Warwickshire. A photo of the way they stake and label their trees. A good selection of apples and plum/gages. Their mulberry bush definitely looks worse for the cold winter we have … Continue reading

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Persimmon (Chocolate) has now set fruit

A good crop last year, and it looks like a similar crop this year. If its like last year, they should taste quite good.

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Getting Ready for Winter Planting 2

Now all the grass stubble has been burnt off, its now time to break throu the clay, and introduce some humus.

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