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Grape variety ‘Dea’

The fruit is very large with a yellow skin colour, with the fruit ripe towards the end of September outside. The taste is fruity and juicy. It can be quite a vigorous grower, and it is self pollinated. It can … Continue reading

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Grape – Muscat Blue seedless

Grape – Muscat Blue seedless growing outdoors as a single stem cordon. This is a particularly useful disease resistant variety producing excellent juicy blue/black grapes. It crops reliably and can be used for dessert or wine.

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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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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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Old Grape vine saved – I hope

As if only by luck I happened to visit an elderly lady, on the very day a guy was digging up and binning her recently deceased husbands grape vines. He used to be a master vitner, and was a purchasing … Continue reading

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