Here’s a quick and easy-sounding C18th method for making a crab-apple version of the once-common condiment .
A few snowy and icy days provided an opportunity for some lovely, wintry photos of a rather superb crab apple.
I’ve pruned two very different crab apples this year – here’s how I approached each one, and the results of the work.
Here’s an eighteenth century method for making a condiment ingredient that would once have been a common element of many dishes.
We’ve had a really good year for blossom in the back garden, with crab apple ‘John Downie’ putting on a splendid display.
A healthy display of blossom should hopefully mean a few fruits to enjoy later in the year.
In which we plant out our new fruit trees into air-pot containers.
Taking delivery of our fruit trees from the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale.