Tag Archives: Victorian

A Blenheim Orange Apple

Apples are the most sociable fruit.  Bobbing up and down in water they are ducking apples used by kids for Halloween games. If fruit trees are inherited in a garden there’s often story to dig up from the past. New varieties pop up in old gardens all the time! One of the joys of growing your own fruit is that you get to eat […]
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A Shot into the Light from Victoriana

(to be read amongst friends) Anna-  She’s here. Bess-  She’s not here. She doesn’t want to be here! It’s a day off from the kitchens of Audley End. Anna-  Of course she’s here. It’s a hide and seek game silly! We have to look harder. Bess-  She’s never seen this garden before. She’s new to […]
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