Summer in the Garden: December

I’ve had a long hiatus from my little blog. The warm and often hot spring weather has meant I spent the past few months battling the sun and the heat, lost heart, installed a drip system, and regained hope.

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Plant Citrus: Dealing with Frost and Clay

Fruit Tree No 29

Having bought this property 18 months ago, I’ve spent a good 12 months observing, thinking and planning my edible garden. From autumn-spring this year I’m planting a lot of fruit trees. Today I planted no 29: my first citrus tree. It’s called a Thornless Lemon, and is apparently a thornless Lisbon.

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