This article about recycled pots was written by Fiona Huxtable. It was published in The Border Mail on Saturday 22nd November 2014.
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Chestnut trees are very brittle, and large branches (sometimes 400 mm in diameter) often snap in storms. I have realised that matters are made worse if branches are forced to grow upwards by being planted too close together, since the branches of trees that have plenty of space grow downwards until they reach the ground, which supports them. 922 more words
There are two young cherry trees at the front of the house. They produced a handful of cherries, which the kids ate excitedly. I loved seeing their happy faces and thought that I should buy a wider variety of fruit, some of which I perceive as being expensive, for them more often as a special treat. 214 more words