Plum Crazy, (are Pips the best?)

Plums have taken over my kitchen, and, quite frankly my life. The combination of having a bit of land to play on and being easily seduced by fruit trees means I now have loads more plums than our family can eat and usefully preserve. Because plums have a short shelf life (even plus the extra […]

August in the Orchard

The earlicheer are flowering beneath the fruit trees and the daffodils are pushing their way through – in another month the orchard will be pretty as a picture! Copper spraying time is here for those of you that had either blackspot on apples or leaf curl, brown rot or bladder plum on stonefruits. (Only spray […]