Tag Archives: 2017

2017 Hazel harvest – 4 weeks earlier than 2016

This had caught me by surprise. The 2017 Hazel harvest is 4 weeks earlier than in 2016. I noticed the squirrels starting to gorge themselves on hazels from either end of my row of different hazel varieties. Masses of broken … Continue reading

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Three Plum varieties already ripe for 2017 – Mirabelle Countess, Najdena & Aprikyra

Amazingly we have 3 plum varieties that are being grown outside that are already ripe. Whats even more, is they look very similar. The 2 photos above are a variety called Mirabelle Countess. The above 2 varieties are called Najdena … Continue reading

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Possible Outdoor Apricots and Peaches fruiting 2017

I have been asked many times which are the best fruiting varieties of Apricots and Peaches for the UK climate. Well this year is the first year I have started logging fruit set, with the prediction of a harvest. Our … Continue reading

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