Category Archives: fruit

Wordless Wednesday: Promise

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Six on Saturday: at the Bottom of the Garden

Most of today’s Six are at the bottom of the garden, the ‘working end’ with the greenhouse, cutting beds and fruit cage, so in the absence of a theme or better title we have the unimaginative one above. I feel … Continue reading

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Fresh and Furtive

After a wet morning, it turned into a bit of a blustery afternoon and, having missed a day of deadheading roses, the breeze seemed to do the job for me, removing both petals and, in some cases, complete heads. The … Continue reading

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Just a Spadeful of Topsoil Helps a Project Along…

It must be a number of weeks since I mentioned the numerous projects that had suggested themselves since the summer and which have been ongoing ever since, in between other commitments. The last week or so has brought them close … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Like Baubles on a Christmas Tree

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A Medlar Experiment – and a Surprise!

I can assure you that the surprise was NOT that bletted medlars are the most delicious fruit I have ever tasted… However, I have now tasted (and when I say tasted I mean tentatively tried the teeniest bit on the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: 94 Crab Apples

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Wordless Wednesday: Reached its Peak

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Out With the Old

gardening clogs, split at the heel, and in with …. not a new pair as it is hard to find them with backs except online (and last time I had to return them and swap for a different size) but, … Continue reading

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Fruitful Thinking?

With the bench replacement complete, my rambles have involved keeping half an eye open for other things that need doing – like trees being lopped – and photographing for GBBD drew my attention to the incongruity of the young boughs … Continue reading

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