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This is what is known as a patio peach, they come in a number of varieties

This is what is known as a patio peach, they come in a number of varieties, namely BONANZA, GARDEN BEAUTY, GARDEN DELICIOUS, GARDEN GOLD, GARDEN SILVER,  GARDEN DELIGHT, being Apricots, Peaches or Nectarines. We will be offering some of these … Continue reading

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Grafting Stone Fruit during the winter

I have no problems in grafting stone fruit (plums, apricots, peaches, almonds, nectarines etc) during the winter. As long as you remember 2 things. 1 – Stone fruit do not produce lots of callus tissue, unlike apples and pears. Therefore … Continue reading

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Hardy Peaches

Blushingstar – (description taken from the Stellar peach website) Blushingstar is a high quality white fleshed peach that ships and stores well. Ripens 20 days after Redhaven. Flavor is distinctive— very sweet, slightly acidic, very aromatic. Flesh white tinged with … Continue reading

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New book published ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook’ By Ben Pike

Its not very often that I recommend a new book. But ‘The Fruit Tree Handbook‘ By Ben  Pike has just been published by GreenBooks. Its for the amateur and expert, covering Apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches , nectarines, mulberries, medlars … Continue reading

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Forde Abbey and Gardens, Somerset – October 2011

We finally found Forde Abbey after the sat nav sent us via a very tortuous route.  

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