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A is for Apples
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A is for Apples

‘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, January 2014. The apple collection can be found within and around the recently restored Victorian Walled Garden. In its heyday, at the turn of the last century, this area … Continue reading

Rhubarb (Rheum x hybridum)
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Rhubarb (Rheum x hybridum)

Yorkshire rhubarb, from the hallowed rhubarb triangle around Wakefield has been awarded the coveted protected designation of origin (PDO) status by the European Commission, prohibiting anyone growing it outside the region from calling it the same. It gives it similar status to Cornish clotted cream and Melton Mowbray’s pork pie. This rhubarb is grown in … Continue reading