It’s my 2023 fruit growing round-up! The highs and the lows, the good and the bad, the weird and the wonderful.
In which I re-post a selection of how-to articles that will help you get the best from your apple and pear harvests this autumn.
Here are the extended highlights of this year’s harvest of apples, pears, quinces, plums and damsons. Top fruit galore!
These two rather Wonderous apples were harvested this week from the stepover tree on our allotment plot.
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?
When it comes to perfect pears, practicing patience is the prudent path to proper picking.
With harvest season starting, here’s a reminder of how to pick apples and pears without doing undue damage in the process.
The first apples of 2021 are ready for picking and in the Plot #79 orchard, that means it’s time for ‘Beauty of Bath’