Tag: fruit

  • The Orchard

    The Orchard

    This garden had been an orchard once upon a time. There was a cherry plum (prunus cerasiferus) that had created its own little forest, damaging the garden wall in the process. A big old fruit tree of unknown kind that was more or less dead on its legs. Two stunted old apple and pear trees,…


  • The edible garden in September

    The edible garden in September

    Our housesitter had planted some melons, tomatoes, peppers, and pumpkins for us in the spring and when we arrived end of June they were coming along nicely. Religious watering by hand saved them over the summer and in September the pumpkins and melons were ripening. The old appletree as well was surprisingly full with apples…