Apples are growing…


Saturday 20 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

Growing apples here is bit ‘hit-n-miss’ we’ve found, mainly due to the incessant heat of our normally prolonged hot and dry five-plus month long summers. Whilst citrus fruit love it when the sun raises the thermometer above 45c (113F), hard fruit like apples tend to just give-up altogether.




But of course, this year is a whole new ballgame for us. The weather is upside-down, still, with storms into mid June, rather than the end of April! It’s been great in a way; with daytime temps often still hovering around 28-35C – positively balmy one could say – and of could the apples are lovin’ it, as you can see!




7 thoughts on “Apples are growing…

  1. Hey Spike .. You have such a wonderful orchard, such a great variety of fruit.

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  2. Colleen says:

    So i hope apple pie is on the menu this month! 🙂


  3. lamputts says:

    Currently on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast and really appreciating the fact that the temperatures haven’t his the forties yet. I guess I’m more apple than orange 🙂

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