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Michael Phillips is Happy To Share His Holistic Orchard

The Holistic Orchard
Michael Phillips

In The Holistic Orchard, Michael Phillips tackles one of the biggest horticultural and agricultural challenges known – how to grow healthy, healthful, and beautiful fruits without the use of chemical herbicides and pesticides. 532 more words



These beautiful haws are not the native Irish hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna but an American form Crataegus ellwangeriana. This species originated in Eastern USA, and is thought to be a hybrid. 185 more words


Unexpected pleasures

It’s funny how things you don’t expect bring the most intense moments of happiness. Chilly nights and dew-coated mornings. Fog and mist, low-hung sun in a day-long golden hour. 692 more words

Piers Cooper

Carambola, Star Fruit, Five Finger!!!!

If you’ve never tried one of these then make it a priority to try one. Once you sink you teeth into this sweet fruit you will always look for it every season!! 360 more words



Yes, tweaking. Not twerking if that is even a thing any more. The garden has been a little quiet recently, mainly because I’ve been very busy at work but also because we are losing daylight quite rapidly now. 778 more words

Piers Cooper