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Peaches freshly picked this morning

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By Amy


Peaches freshly picked this morning

I need somebody to help me eat them , the grandchildren went home yesterday !



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I would gladly help you...If I lived nearer you....:)))

30 Aug, 2010

 

They look wonderful....well done Amy...:>)

30 Aug, 2010

 

I'm on the way to help you, love Peaches !

30 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks girls , I knew you would help me out .....LOL.... they are delicious ,sweet and juicy .... :o)

30 Aug, 2010

 

Will you give me a lift, Shirley tulip?

30 Aug, 2010

 

they look fantastic, well done Amy

30 Aug, 2010

 

wow how lovely....

30 Aug, 2010

 

Ha ha , Wagger, just give me directions !

30 Aug, 2010

 

Oh I will definately help you, I have one sliced on my Museli with yoghurt for breakfast each day. delicious ;0)

30 Aug, 2010

 

oh, wish I were nearer!! :-))

30 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I'm glad you like them , close your eyes , open your hand and pretend I have given you one each , there they have nearly all gone ...LOL....... enjoy ! :o))

30 Aug, 2010

 

Up the A3 or A23 to the M25 then turn left, Shirley. I'll signpost the rest of the route with yellow balloons.

30 Aug, 2010

 

LOL, Wagger.

30 Aug, 2010

 

Save one for me Amy ... I'm easy to get to ... just M11 ... A1 ... M25 (widdershins) ... M3 ... A303 ... turn left ... I'm right here!!! ;o))

30 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

You lot would cause chaos in the country !! is there such a place as Widdershins ?? I will deffinatley need the Sat Nav for you Fluff ....LOL..
I can see the headlines , Traffic Jams in the narrow lanes of Norfolk ....
Yes Mr Policeman / No Mr Policeman ~ sorry we can't stop now we are on the way to collect a Peach .......LOL......

30 Aug, 2010

 

I'll help you eat them, no problem :o))

30 Aug, 2010

 

Yummmmmmmmmmm save some for me! I'm arriving at Heathrow very shortly LOL

31 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Linda I will put one by for you / it will be lovely to meet you Pip I will save one for you ...LOL.....

31 Aug, 2010

 

They look great Amy well done.

31 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks 6p .. i'm pleased with them :o))

31 Aug, 2010

 

I bet you are, keep my mother had one but it cropped one year the next year it got sticky stuff comming out the branches and died not sure what it was.

31 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

That's a shame 6p , they can be funny things to grow , this is my second one the last one died on me .... i'm keeping my fingers crossed for this one .....

31 Aug, 2010

 

Hey that's not fair giving them away when am on holiday and me being the nearest too ...LOL : > ))

31 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

LOL... I'll freeze you one Mushy in an ice-cream it'll keep alright 'till you get back ... :o)) Guess what ! Fred the Pheasant was back in the garden this evening , he obviously feels happier with you away on holiday ...LOL...
I hope you are having the same weather as us it's been HOT today ..... have a nice time .... :o))

31 Aug, 2010

 

I,ll help as well Amy I love peaches ,and these one,s look lovely ....

31 Aug, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Janette , I can see I will have to grow even more next year ...LOL...

31 Aug, 2010

 

Are they easy to grow Amy? If they are easy as Strawberries, which are my 1st Attempt at growing fruit....i would love to give them a try? please say they are easy? Yours, look absolutely delicious, make my mouth water lol

31 Aug, 2010

 

I bought a plant a few years ago, in Leekes. I paid £20 for it, but it looked so beautiful, I'd never seen so many flowers on anything. I paid another £20 for the pot they had it displayed in, cos it was so nice and set the plant off. The following year it was dead.I've never bothered since. Lol.

31 Aug, 2010

 

Well that's just typical .Hope Fred looking nice and plump for xmas i mean keeping well slip of the tonque there Amy...... lol

1 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Freesiaperson , I'm sorry to say Peaches are a little harder to grow than Strawberries .... you have to give them some care and attention , I find that to do it in this country they need some help such as a frame to house the tree against a south facing wall , my frame looks a bit like a wardrobe without the shelves also open slats down the sides instead of solid sides , you need a sloping roof , I have an old glass shower door it lets the sun through and the rain off , it's important to keep the rain off as that's what causes Leaf Peach curl .. it has to be watered regularly if this hasn't put you off so far I will tell you more ...LOL....
I'm sorry to hear that Linda , I'm not sure that a pot grown one would do as well , I've never seen one in a pot . it might be alright in a conservatory !

Nasty Mushy ~~~ No peach for you ... LOL.....

1 Sep, 2010

 

Amy, i got lost at the middle part of `how to grow them...they seem a much
nurtured plant to grow...can you grow them in a large container in the
Conservatory?

1 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I'm no expert at growing things in a conservatory Fsp , I haven't got one , I don't see why not though the Victorians use to grow things like that in heated greenhouses and conservatories provided you water it well , you need to cut out the fruited stems each year leaving the new branches to bear the next years fruit , if you were growing it against a wall you would tie in the new stems I honestly don't know how you would do it in a tub .... I think you need to ask an expert , perhaps you leave it to grow like a tree without doing anything else ! sorry i'm not much help ....

1 Sep, 2010

 

Hi Amy, wonderful Peaches need advice on peaches, but have recently picked
15lb of Apricots in Mid Wales - arn't we the lucky ones my mouth is watering at the picture - well done
Grandmammoy

1 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Wow 15 lbs ..that's excellent .. do you grow yours outside Grandmamoy ?

1 Sep, 2010

 

Im near mid Wales ..Apricots YYummmmmm.....

2 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Don't you go scrumping Grandmamoy's Apricots Mushy .... !!!!!!!!!

2 Sep, 2010

 

Doh!! You always spoil my fun !!.... LOL

3 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

LOL...

3 Sep, 2010

 

Can you make cider with these, Amy? That's what "scrumpy" is, right? I think that although peaches are easily canned for enjoying during the cold winter months...they taste their best right off the tree.... How I envy you that.

5 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Oh Lori ... LOL... Scrumping in this country means stealing fruit , apples etc... , but you are right as well Scrumpy is a name given to Cider maybe because they use to steal the apples to make the Cider .... :o))
We eat the Peaches straight from the tree , I'm afraid there is only one left hanging , we will fight over that tomorrow ....LOL....

5 Sep, 2010

 

Has it gone.........didn't you do well, they look wonderful.

9 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Yes it's gone Dd ...LOL... thanks .. I've already been pruning the tree in anticipation of what we might get next year .. :o)

9 Sep, 2010

 

Awww, Amy :-(( And here was I, hoping for a giant peach for James!!! Look forward to seeeing next year's bumper crop. :-))

10 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Ohh David I'm sorry :-(( don't tell James then he won't know what he missed , I'll put one by for him top of the list for next year .. :o))

10 Sep, 2010

 

LOL! Thank ye most kindly, Ma'am!!! X

11 Sep, 2010

 

They look delicious Amy. Did you make a pie or maybe a cobbler...oh how about some homemade peach ice cream...yummy!

11 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

Hi Tracey , haven't seen you for ages , hope you are well ?

The peaches were mostly eaten straight from the tree as our grandchildren were here on holiday , I do make my own ice cream and love the idea of peach ice cream , I will be trying that next year if I get a good crop , I nice way to still have some in the winter . :o))

12 Sep, 2010

 

they look delish amy,, what about a peach flan or something yummy

12 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

That sounds good San , but it will have to wait until next year when we have some more peaches , hopefully !

13 Sep, 2010

 

im sure you will have more next year amy, i saw some dwarf type peach trees at garden centre this year and was tempted, may get one next spring and try ;o))

13 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

I don't think i've ever seen a dwarf peach tree San , but then I haven't looked , do you think they have dwarf sized peaches ...LOL...

13 Sep, 2010

 

lol amy,, dont think so hahah

13 Sep, 2010

 

If I lived in the UK I'd be very tempted to try peaches or apricots espaliered, especially if I had a lovely southern exposure brick wall..as I have seen on here. This has been a very good year for peaches here...they grow them in south-western Ontario but I'm too far north and east to even try. Gets too cold here in the winters.

13 Sep, 2010

amy
Amy
 

We have to protect ours from the frost Lori , we bring a sheet of fleece down in front of the whole of the tree when the blossom is on or we wouldn't have any fruit ..... and then open it up on sunny days for the Bees to pollinate it ...

14 Sep, 2010

 

Wow...you really work for your fruit, Amy. They sure do look wonderful...well worth the effort.

15 Sep, 2010

 

Amy, I had to ask, but how did your peach tree manage thru the winter? Hope its safe and sound. Guess you dont encourage bullfinches into your garden then lol!

10 Feb, 2011

amy
Amy
 

Oh Tet ... the tree itself looks o.k but the frame surrounding it was blown down by the gales a couple of weeks ago :o( we have put a temporary one in place until we can make a better job of it ... the new blossom has to have protection from the frosts also you have to have a ' roof ' I have an old shower door over mine as it lets the sun through and the rain out .. that stops it from getting Peach leaf curl ... we do have Bullfinches I hang a net in front of the frame when it's in bud , they attacked my new mistletoe shoots one year I have to put some chicken wire over them :o(

10 Feb, 2011

 

Goodness! That was a near miss, couldve damaged the tree badly that. Very enterprising your "glasshouse"! Still, I should drop a hint to Bampy..he might find you a nice cheap greenhouse lol!
We have had a pair of Bullfinches for the past 3 years, but they only seems to appear in the spring. We have a very long boundary wild "hedge" just beyond the allotments which is where I think they nest, because later in the summer, we see 3 of them. Luckily we dont have any fruit trees to protect. Just a lilac, a rowan and a prunus padus.

10 Feb, 2011

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Tet .. LOL.. it dosn't need a greenhouse the tree is best open to the fresh air to be pollenated by the bees I pull the net cover down the front when the buds are on and at night to protect it from frosts ... otherwise it only needs the roof protection at all times .... spring does seem to be the main time for seeing the Bullfinches , they are beautiful little birds ....

10 Feb, 2011

 

I was thinking of the Victorians and their Succession Houses but I guess there were lots of opening panes and doors and they probly had their own bee hives too! Ever thought about keeping bees?

10 Feb, 2011

amy
Amy
 

LOL no! but my son has been tempted to have a go on his allotment .......

10 Feb, 2011



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