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Apple Tree, Chicken and Damsons

01 Jul

We decided that the Apple tree we bought in May will grow to be too big for our garden so we have given it to friends to add to their developing orchard.

Their chickens live in the orchard and I just loved the feather pattern on this one.

There was some disappointment that the Damson tree was not producing fruit yet and then delight as many were spotted but you’ll have to look hard to see them.

 

5 responses to “Apple Tree, Chicken and Damsons

  1. Sandra

    July 2, 2019 at 9:01 am

    How old is your damson tree? We inherited a plum tree in poor condition which is slowly returning to health. But our ‘tree man’ tells us plum trees rarely fruit in Cornwall; it’s very hit and miss. So the thought of a damson tree is very tempting!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      July 4, 2019 at 7:26 pm

      The tree belongs to friends. I think they said they planted it about9 years ago and this is the first year that it has fruited. Kea Plums do very well in Cornwall, a speciality indeed, and are delicious. 🙂

       
      • Sandra

        July 5, 2019 at 8:52 am

        Thank you! I am looking into key (kea?) plums – I’m sure we can make room for one 🙂

         
        • mybeautfulthings

          July 5, 2019 at 2:13 pm

          Of course, Kea Plums! I knew it didn’t look right! Thank you – I have edited the comment. 🙂

           
  2. nrhatch

    July 2, 2019 at 2:30 am

    Nice clicks . . . and chicks!

     

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