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Now is the time I prune my Grapes

This time of year is when I always prune my grapes. I then know which branches are dead and which are going to be trained. All of my varieties are grown as single stem cordons. Some years the stem may … Continue reading

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Spring is finally here for 2013.

We are past the equinox, so officially spring is here, and its Easter next week. So everything in the orchard must be raring to go ? The cordons are behind schedule. Only a few rows have posts and wires. But … Continue reading

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Cordon training of Apple trees

Ok I did it the wrong way round, I put the trees in first before putting the post and wires in. That was just because of necessity, the trees had got to be moved from where they were located. Over … Continue reading

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Barrington Court, NT, Somerset – October 2011

Barrington Court, NT, Somerset is one of the untold secrets. Orchards and gardens formal and informal, all round one of my favourites so far.

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