Monthly Archives: August 2011

2011 Hazel Harvest Statistics

This is the latest I dare leave it 15 August to gather the hazel nut harvest, or the whole crop might be reduced to just shells, via any¬† squirrels that I missed trapping. This year Cosford and Halls Giant came … Continue reading

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Jubilee versus Victoria Plum

Many people ask the question about Victoria plums being the best. Well there other contenders. Take the photo below, Jubilee plum on the left and Victoria on the right. The photo was taken on 8th August 2011, and it shows … Continue reading

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Homemade Cherry Pie – Ohhhh

In my travels, I came across a local cherry tree that is well over 30 ft tall. Every year it has masses of 1cm diameter fruit on, but normally the blackbirds strip every single one. But for some reason this … Continue reading

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