Another winter and I’ve improved by four the number of things I can harvest out of the garden: lemons (a yield of ten fruits!), rhubarb, chervil and red mustard. I have some way to go before I conquer the winter harvest.
In the winter of 2015 I’ve planted seven stepover apples along the top of a tall retaining wall, oriented north-south, in a position that gets full sun all year. At the moment some of them are behind some raised beds and so their roots will be shaded from the afternoon sun in summer.
One of my main tasks over winter has been to set up this trellis to train my dwarf apples up: