We enjoyed our first strawberries of the year today, a delicious variety called Rhapsody. We’ve been really busy and distracted with a lot of small projects this week and we had forgotten about them, so the first batch was really ripe, but we’ll now be harvesting every other day to enjoy them at their prime. You can’t beat a homegrown strawberry; the smell, the sweetness, the flavor. Exquisite.
When we undertook to plant our little orchard, we knew there’d be a learning curve, but we didn’t expect it to be so steep, so quick. We knew we’d have…
Our orchard has been in for three weeks, and we’ve put together a video that shows the progress of our newly planted trees and what you can expect.
With the social distancing measures associated with Covid-19, our local garden centre has been running a 50% sale on its fruit trees to get rid of mounting stock. We took…
Another thing to tick off our sustainability to-do list: we’ve started planting phase one of our orchard.