Being guided through the cherry collection at Brogdale last week felt like being transported into an Eden of colours, shapes and tastes.
My personal contribution to the Europan 14 urban project for Aurillac, my home town in France.
‘Brexit’, the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, enables us to look afresh at the question of British jam standards, without being disturbed by the fear of European over-regulation. In Part 1, we look at the ‘jam wars’ that took place in the country in 2013.
In September I attempted to stop hornets from eating our pears… with pebbles. The improvised solution worked rather well, without damaging the pears.
It is a good idea to put sheep in an orchard to graze and fertilize. Be aware that they love pears though.
Fruit trees planted in January 2014, vines in the autumn, Gilbert’s garden in Gémenos near Marseille looks quite mature already. “Stunning results”, the amateur gardener told me this summer.
Thousands of fruit trees grow in historical Prague, in various spaces accessible to the public.