Archive for April, 2010

Bound down

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Between extreme bouts of April showers, three Egremont Russets are bound to the earth in the first stage of becoming Apple Stepovers. Tense moments stretching the poor sticks horizontal. They’ve been in the ground for two weeks and their buds are showing life; we’ll see what results . . . Meanwhile, two Fortunes, planted at 45ยบ against the iron hurdles, have yet to sprout. Mm.