Tag Archives: strawberry runners

Forest Garden makeover underway

This time last year, I planted lots of strawberry runners, courtesy of Old Sleningford Farm, so that there was ground cover in my nascent forest garden. And over the summer I was really pleased to see new runners shooting out … Continue reading

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Too hot to handle

Yesterday was a great day out. Not only did I get strawberry runners from Old Sleningford Farm in North Yorkshire, as well as learn more about pruning apple trees, we met up with our sewing bee for Christmas lunch. The … Continue reading

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Strawberry runners

Today it was apple tree pruning in the orchard at the permaculture farm near Ripon in North Yorkshire where we do voluntary work once a month. Thanks to this, I now have a better understanding of how to look after … Continue reading

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Tidying up

Last Sunday, I was determined to continue the good work I had started earlier in the weekend. Repotting was a priority: the palm my dad had given me last summer was breaking the pot it had been housed in. So, … Continue reading

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First bowl of strawberries

The number of strawberries I picked at 7 o’clock this morning far exceeded my expectations! There were a few casualties – from the outside they looked ripe and tasty fruit but they were actually hollow shells – and I decided … Continue reading

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