As the apples start to ripen the characteristics of the different varieties show clearly.
The red apples in the foreground are Discovery, nearly ripe.
The pale green Keswick Codling are developing a subtle pink blush
I thinned the Bloody Ploughman twice but the tree is still overloaded with fruit
The trees in the foreground were only planted in January – they’ve been putting their effort into root growth this year not fruit
The dill in the flower garden develops bronze tints as the seed ripens – dark pink cosmos add bright spots of colour.
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