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Apple Blossom

The dwarf ‘Pink Lady’ in my dwarf fruit tree patch has just begun to flower, with many more buds to come and branches heavy with knobby fruit spurs. 23 more words


Peasgood's Nonsuch

Picked from our tiny tree this week, Malus domestica ‘Peasgood’s Nonsuch’ is a handsome apple! It was raised by Mrs. Peasgood at Stamford, Lincolnshire in 1858 and received the First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1872. 72 more words


Apples V / Malus domestica

Malus domestica ‘Smoothie’ (syn. ‘Improved Golden Delicious’) – A sport of ‘Golden Delicious’ with yellow skin and a distinct rosy blush, with some russeting possible depending on weather conditions. 273 more words


My slice of heaven ...

This garden statue was much loved by my father. He called her Myfanwy a Welsh name. He was so very proud of her and had her positioned in his garden in a prime position so that she could be admired, if only by him. 496 more words

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September Orchard Tasks

Hi friends. It’s time to get started on fall tasks in the backyard orchard. Fall is the time of year our fruit trees begin to wind down from all their hard work producing delectable fruit for us earlier in the year. 1,307 more words

Fruit Trees/Orchard

Pepinos and Potted fruit trees

The Pepino is a marvellous fruiting plant that can be grown not only in the garden but in pots and hanging baskets as well, making it ideal for small gardens and balconies.


Crows find pears

As a gardener, one needs to be on the look out for pests and disease. The photo below shows the result of some grey crows attacking our pears. 131 more words