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Saturday, 21 September 2013

An apple a day...


I've been hard at work in the garden all afternoon, picking apples, and scooping up the windfalls. There are so many, we've never had such a huge haul. 


They are Discovery, crisp and sweet, but they won't keep. I wish I had a cider press or juicer....


I foresee a LOT of apple cake...

In between picking and gathering, I have taken a lot of photographs of apples. I am sure my neighbours think I am strange. But the apples are beautiful, and it was a perfect autumn afternoon.



10 comments:

  1. My word you did get a large haul!

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  2. Fab apple photography. Apple cake Mmmm... have you tried Mary Berry's recipe, it's v. good.

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    1. Good idea, I think I have it somewhere!

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  3. Hi Fiona, my neighbours think I'm strange too ... What with pink painted bicycles and what have you? Never mind, your apple pics are fab, and you did get a lot!

    Loving the wellies too ...

    Love Claire xxx

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  4. I have two small espaliered apples trees in my garden which have been loaded with apples this year. It's been a wonderful summer for apples. The first home grown crumble is in the oven now... here's to many more!

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    1. Espaliered trees are a joy in themselves. We have some cooking apples coming along too, and I am looking forward to some crumbles...

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  5. I love apple season, sadly we haven't got any apple trees, yours look delicious! :) x

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  6. If only you were a little closer, I've taken to offering them on Facebook and putting a box out in my street!

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  7. What beautiful apples and Discovery are one of my favourites, but here for such a short time.

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