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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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First Figs of 2014 – Bayern Brown Fig

This is one of many figs that have ripened over this last week. There are many other varieties following up. But this is the first, its called Bayern Brown fig, not to be confused with Brown Turkey. This photo also … Continue reading

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How can I tell if my Fig tree produces 2 crops ??

Two crops of figs are potentially produced each year, for certain varieties. As not all are able to do this. Some produce the first crop and then drop off. The first or breba crop develops in the spring on last … Continue reading

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Trengainton, Cornwall, NT 15th October 2013

A fine set of walled gardens, and orchards. Many of the walled gardens have stone and earth banks to capture the early season sun. A nice set of apple trees, all labelled up, next to the chicken run. Not too … Continue reading

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Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset – October 2011

This proved to be a very interesting visit, with dogs being welcome. Our own personal tour guide, as it was so quiet, we were the only ones. A very good tour and historical information.  

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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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