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Cockington (Devon) Orchard 2016

This is a view of the orchard mainly planted 5 years or so ago Further on from the previous plantings these look like they were planted last year. Yet again none of them have any name tags. But it looks … Continue reading

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Dartmouth (Devon) Community Orchard 2016

Another orchard visit whilst traveling through Cornwall and Devon. This time it is Dartmouth (Devon) Community Orchard we are visiting. We meant to drop by last year, but we could not find it. You will need to be very fit … Continue reading

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NT Parke, Devon

This National Trust place, is very picturesque. There is no real ‘property’ to look around, its more for the walks along the valley and riverside near Bovey Tracey, Devon. It has a large orchard, and as from the display board, … Continue reading

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NT Killerton, Devon – October 2014

National Trust Killerton, Devon is one of their flagship properties. There are some very ancient Sweet Chestnuts (Castenea), producing a bumper crop of nuts this year. One of the Sweet Chestnuts is huge, with some branches being propped up. We … Continue reading

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NT Greenway, Devon – Agatha Christie wrote here,

NT Greenway, Devon was much more of a pleasure to visit from a gardeners perspective. Greenhouses, Grapes, Peaches, Apricots, Figs, Apples are all part of the estate. Yet another huge Sweet Chestnut (castenea) tree by the car park, and another … Continue reading

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