Since 2009 we have been practising natural living. Our actions and activities focus on establishing and refining a sustainable, enjoyable and meaningful existence that works in harmony with natural systems.
Details With the recent installation of the chimney oven we have been looking for things to bake and roast. The last of the granny smith apples chopped, drizzled with honey, a scattering of frozen blackberries and a splash of water. Fantastic.Date July 20, 2017Harvest time JulyTags applejulywinterbaking
Details This New Zealand apple is now one the world’s top commercial selections. It has delicious, crisp, juicy flesh and superb sweet-tart flavour with a noticeably aromatic aftertaste. Excellent keeper. Late season. Requires 700 chilling hours to set fruit. Spur bearing.
Located in a damp spot and surrounded by twitch grass, the ground under tree has proven more difficult to control. Currently there is rhubarb, chives, strawberry and some self sown mustards.... and quite a bit of grass.Date September 01, 2002Height (m) 2Tags apple
September 28, 2017All grafted to mature fuji behind the house 1 x Biesterfielder Renette 1 x Black Prince 1 x Blenheim Orange 1 x Claygate Pearmain 1 x Cowies triangle 1 x Devonshire Quarrandon 1 x Early Julian 2 x Golden Hornet 1 x Grenedier 1 x Lady Sudeley 1 x Laxtons Fortune 1 x Ralls Janet (failed) 1 x Red Gravenstein 1 x Ribston Pippin 1 x Rokewood 1 x Sturmer Pippingraftappleseptember2017