Here are the extended highlights of this year’s harvest of apples, pears, quinces, plums and damsons. Top fruit galore!
Category: Top Fruit Harvesting
How Do You Like Them (‘Howgate Wonder’) Apples?
These two rather Wonderous apples were harvested this week from the stepover tree on our allotment plot.
Edmund Saul Dixon, on Keeping Apples in Sand
Apples to store over winter? A few hundredweight of pit-sand, a kiln and several large jars to-hand? It’s your lucky day, isn’t it?
Robert Ingram, on Not Picking Pears Too Early
When it comes to perfect pears, practicing patience is the prudent path to proper picking.
Quick Reminder: How to Pick Apples and Pears
With harvest season starting, here’s a reminder of how to pick apples and pears without doing undue damage in the process.
‘Beauty of Bath’ is our First Apple of 2021
The first apples of 2021 are ready for picking and in the Plot #79 orchard, that means it’s time for ‘Beauty of Bath’