Category: fruit

Kiwi growing plump

Kiwi growing plump

Don’t you just love autumn? You can practically smell…

Don’t you just love autumn? You can practically smell cinnamon and applecake in the air at the allotment.
#appletree #allotment #autumn #herfst #baking #instagarden #appeltaart #fruit #homegrown #organicgardening #herfst #cinnamon #timeoftheyear

Sun was shining, took the afternoon off, pruned back the…

Sun was shining, took the afternoon off, pruned back the raspberries and moved our strawberry patch. Probably should have done this earlier, but now I sure am ready for fruit in 2018.

#gardenmaintenance #strawberrypatch #raspberry #pruning #allotment #betterlatethannever #winteriscoming #moestuin #fruit #aardbeien #frambozen #onderhoud #nazomer

Another bumper crop of apples, this time round it’s the…

Another bumper crop of apples, this time round it’s the other appletree on our plot. Six of these huge apples are enough to fill my slow cooker to the max.
#appletree #apples #harvest #fruit #slowcooker #applebutter #homegrown #oogst #herfst #autumn #growyourownfood

I knew that Cyprus grows peaches and plums and grapes, but those…

I knew that Cyprus grows peaches and plums and grapes, but those mangoes? They were a surprise to me. And that crate is rightfully emptiest: they were amazingly good!!

#meditteranean #peaches #plums #grapes #mango #fruit #juicy #sweet #latesummerfruit #holidayfinds #cyprus #perzikken #pruimen #druiven #mangos #zoet #sappig #vakantie

We’ve never seriously considered growing grapes. Why would…

We’ve never seriously considered growing grapes. Why would we, if friends and family supply us with fresh fruit from their mature vines?
#grapes #druiven #vines #fruit #vanhollandsebodem #friends #family #gardening #growfood

Last of the summer fruit. #blackberries #bramen #summerfruit…

Last of the summer fruit.
#blackberries #bramen #summerfruit #zomerfruit #endofsummer #fruit #harvest #oogst #organicgardening

One of the great things about allotment gardening is learning…

One of the great things about allotment gardening is learning from your neighbours. In this case, we’ve learned their apples are far better looking than ours!
#fairytaleapples #apple #appletree #allotmentlife #appelboom #red #fruit #growfood #greenthumb #birds

15/08/17: DISASTER- next-door’s 100+ year old Victoria…

15/08/17:
DISASTER- next-door’s 100+ year old Victoria Plum tree’s branch broke…
so loads a plums for us then!
It has been a fantastic year for both plums and damsons around us, that the old brittle branches of the plum couldn’t take the weight!
Oh well… every cloud…

Ooooh a volunteer cape gooseberry has appeared in our potato…

Ooooh a volunteer cape gooseberry has appeared in our potato bed. I’m not complaining!

#capegooseberry #physalis #selfseeded #volunteer #surprise #fruit #allotment #kaapsebes #opschot #tadaa #moestuin