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Homemade Cherry Pie – Ohhhh

In my travels, I came across a local cherry tree that is well over 30 ft tall. Every year it has masses of 1cm diameter fruit on, but normally the blackbirds strip every single one. But for some reason this … Continue reading

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Already planted out this years Grafts

The strip of land previously weed killed and then cleared by strip buring, has been planted out with this years new varieties of apple trees. These were grafted this year 2011 in the early spring and were tall enough to … Continue reading

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First Apricots of the 2011 Season and its the end of July

A variety called Novi Sad, that is grown in an open field orchard, in the Midlands.

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Persimmon (Chocolate) has now set fruit

A good crop last year, and it looks like a similar crop this year. If its like last year, they should taste quite good.

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Getting Ready for Winter Planting 2

Now all the grass stubble has been burnt off, its now time to break throu the clay, and introduce some humus.

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Getting Ready for Next Autumn/Winter

Yes I am already thinking about next autumn and winter, and the next area for planting fruit trees.  A strip of land previously sprayed with weedkiller, and it has died off. To get a clean strip I do a controlled … Continue reading

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