Category Archives: Autumn orchard

The first blossom in the orchard!

 

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Blood on the cable ties

My fingers are so cold that they are numb and I realise that it would be a good idea to stop trying to fix the tree guards to the stakes when I see blood on the cable ties. I decided, … Continue reading

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Autumn raspberries – what’s the point?

Autumn raspberries sound great:  Easy to maintain, don’t need staking, often thornless and what could be bad about a few extra months of raspberries? Whilst I wouldn’t go as far as saying there’s anything bad about more raspberries, honestly, who … Continue reading

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The first trees (hooray!)

They have arrived.  Huge excitement!!  The stakes are in the ground with the names of the trees written on them (now in permanent marker since the ordinary felt tip was not a success).  For some reason there turned out to … Continue reading

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