E is for espaliers
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E is for espaliers

 ‘A fabulous, magical place with, what’s to my mind, the finest collection of fruit trees anywhere in the country’, Toby Buckland, BBC2 Great British Garden Revival The apple and pear collection at West Dean Gardens is housed within (and around) the recently restored Victorian Walled Garden. In its heyday, at the turn of the last … Continue reading

Will an apple a day keep the doctor away?
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Will an apple a day keep the doctor away?

Apples specifically help improve the functioning of the bacteria living inside of our large intestine, and early studies show that apples change the metabolism within the digestive tract, and change the balance of bacteria, which leads to improved health by maximizing nutrient uptake and eliminating harmful bacteria and toxins. There is overwhelming evidence that one-third … Continue reading