Tag Archives: apple trees

Gooseberry “Harvest”

Today I picked the Gooseberry Harvest (such as it is). Neither the red nor the white have produced a significant crop (around about 1lb of each) which is barely worth the spiked hands and arms reaching into the bush. When … Continue reading

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The end of the first Sunny Week of Spring?

This week has been very productive at the allotment. Warm and sunny (until now when its windy and raining which is why I’ve come home from the allotment). So this week I’ve: Dug over three¬†of the allotment beds; Sowed and … Continue reading

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Basic Apple Jelly Recipe

This year the apples have been strange. We’ve had lots of cooking apples but (compared to last year) very few eaters. I failed to properly thin out the apples at the allotment so we’ve ended up with a lot of … Continue reading

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Mid-May – Apple Blossom at last

Everything has been late this year, but the good news is that it seems that everything is rushing to catch up and we are seeing flowers and fruit bushes together that we would normally expect to see weeks apart. Typical … Continue reading

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