Haskap berries, early December. The first of any of our fruits.
Gooseberries are next to ripen, usually the week around the summer solstice.
Potatoes coming up either side of a contour path/swale.
Kate harvesting nettle late in the spring.
Anne with one of the self-seeded ‘cocarde’ lettuces.
Goji berries early in January.
Yams, kale, japanese ginger, raspberries, feijoas, grapes…
Kiwifruit mid January
‘Tydeman’s late orange’ apple
‘Egremont russet’ apple
‘Albany surprise’ grape
Actinidia arguta – ‘hardy kiwi’ with cape gooseberry and Psidium cattleianum – ‘strawberry guava’ underneath
Cabbages and collard greens beneath Moorpark apricot, Jerusalem artichoke and plum rootstock
Aronia melanocarpa – ‘chokeberry’. These turn almost black when ready to eat.
Fennel and lemon balm lining a path
Merton russet espalier apple
Tomatillo flowering beside lettuce and rocket
Rear garden from the first floor