Category Archives: High Summer garden

Two special trees

I went today to collect two fruit trees from our local nursery, Blackmoor. ┬áBare-root trees are arriving thick and fast from a range of suppliers at the moment and I had forgotten that these two trees would be particularly exciting … Continue reading

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It’s all true about the figs

This really is a story about the eating of a superbly delicious fig, warm from the sun, picked directly from a tree on a sun-baked Greek island… I have read many accounts of the deliciousness of figs and yet I┬áremain … Continue reading

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A peach-coloured haze of uncertainty

When I think about it, this whole orchard project may have come about as a result of a conversation with a lady named Celia… Celia and I were out walking one day when we began chatting about our mutual passion … Continue reading

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