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Apricots and Snowflakes

Apricots and Snowflakes

Looking forward to some apricots this coming summer – the blossoms have been magnificent on our little trees And it was lovely to spy some sweet little snowflake bulbs amongst the flourishing weeds 🙂 Spent some time enjoying the spring afternoon in the garden...
Old Fashioned Apricots

Old Fashioned Apricots

A friend with an orchard gave us a couple of boxes of Moorpark apricots – according to this recommended site they are mentioned in Jane Austen’s novel Mansfield Park as being superior to other apricot varieties in flavour, however I can’t say I...
Apricots of Old

Apricots of Old

Our very young apricot tree has been bent under the weight of an enormous number of apricots relative to its size.  This little tree has been starved of water, blown about by gale force cold and hot winds, ignored and then finally given a little TLC in the last two...
Growth

Growth

There is activity in the orchard – each day when we go to feed our chooks we check the progress of the fruit hanging on our small trees. Fun!  And if they all fall off or the birds get them before we do, we can always head up the road to one of the local...