Category Archives: Fruits

Monday Harvest – 8th July 2013

Before I kick off with my harvests this week I had a question from a reader that I had no idea how to answer.  Does anyone have experience with apricot trees and their ailments?  If so Nola would love your … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight – Finger Limes

There is a great deal I don’t know about the plant I am spotlighting this week but as I have just had my first harvest I am keen to share it with the world. These are Finger Limes: Finger Limes (Citrus … Continue reading

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Citrus News

Every time I listen to gardening talkback on the radio (about weekly) someone rings in with a question about looking after citrus.  I think this is partially because they do need some maintenance and partially because people really value the … Continue reading

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Reader’s Post – John Mich’s Strawberry Syrup

I was recently asked if I take contributions from readers and after thinking about it for a while it struck me as an excellent idea.  Here is first post I have published from a reader – Liz When Mankind first discovered uses for fire … Continue reading

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Strawberry Jam

We went strawberry picking last weekend.  I have to admit strawberries are something I really struggle to grow well.  I think this is probably for a number of reasons.  Partially limitations around space, partially limitations around sunlight, but mostly limitations … Continue reading

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