"Fruit" Blogs & Blog Posts

Our Plot at Green Lane allotmentsOur Plot at Green Lane allotments

Read about the ups and downs of gardening on our allotment plot in West Yor...

 
The Green Grower - Allotment AnticsThe Green Grower - Allotment Antics

The ups, downs, highs & lows of a novice with an allotment, from my ver...

 
Old VarietiesOld Varieties

This site has been set up to celebrate and feature the heritage of Britain&...

 


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Apples are a hearty fruit. They’ll stay fresh for a whole week on the counter (berries could never), and up to two months in the refrigerator, or a cool, dark cellar. It is, however, easy to get a little overenthusiastic while apple-picking, which...

  At the weekend I like to make something that is perhaps a tiny bit special.  Some kind of dessert, or a special breakfast dish. A special meal. Just something that I wouldn't make for any other time of the week.We are being spoilt ri...

The Art of Ornamental Orange Peeling is an article from 1910 about the niche art of making sculptures from orange peels. The images in this book, all in the public domain, are works of art themselves. Due to the aging of the paper and the low reso...

There’s little better than ripe fresh fruit eaten out of hand, but when you have too much to eat before it goes bad, do the next best thing: freeze your fruit. It’s easy and economical—a no-brainer way to extend the life of anything sweet and f...

Rejoice, for we are heading into high tomato season. Hopefully, your tomato plants are now producing actual tomatoes; with any luck, you’re seeing the first blushes of color. If your vines look healthy—full of blossoms but lacking actual tomatoes...

Processing fruit every summer can be daunting. We all start out with the same ambition: We see the cherry branches dripping with red lobes and dream of an entire winter of cherry pies. We side-eye the apple tree, thinking this is the year we’re goi...

Frozen produce at Walmart, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Target and Aldi has been recalled due to suspected contamination, reports USA Today–the third similar fruit recall this month. If have have prepackaged fruit mixes from those places rattling...