Saturday, 24 October 2015

The Nut Harvest is in .....


The nut harvest is in ..... all three Almonds have now left the tree ;-)


In other news .... we are also eating the last of the large cucumbers tonight with our tea, and the ex-bread bin full of carrots has now been upended.  I also picked the last four stems of Rhubarb while I was out cleaning out the bird bath earlier and they have been stewed with some of the Bramleys and are now awaiting a crumble topping.

Well you need a Fruit Crumble after a salady style tea on these chilly Autumnal nights don't you !!

Have a good weekend.


Sue xx

8 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh! Almonds that fresh. Simply brilliant.

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  2. Had no idea you could actually grow almonds in this country. They do look great!

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  3. Three little almonds is a treat ! We had apple & rhubarb crumble last Sunday - it must be autumn !

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  4. Haha ! When I read the title, I was expecting to see an abundance of all different nuts being harvested. You gave me a right giggle.:-D
    We planted a walnut tree on our land. I bet the first nuts will appear in a hundred years time. Ah well, we have to provide for the next generations, don't we. xxx...x

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  5. Well, that's three almonds more than we got this year!

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  6. It's not the quantity (apparently!!!!) but the quality......I love all crumbles , enjoy you almonds and crumble..my old dad used to say if you pick the harvest from the tree it knows and will grow more the next year..fingers crossed.xx

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  7. Snap! We used up the last of the homegrown rhubarb with apples in a crumble last night, perfectly complemented by the last of the vanilla ice cream too!
    There is a definite chill in the air here in wiltshire, much colder than the last few weeks, We are definitely in crumble and casserole weather! I fear the salad will soon be relegated to a side dish! X

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  8. I envy your mature plants and trees. The rhubarb plant I bought earlier this year was only 10cm tall. It did produce 5 good sticks of rhubarb but I was advised if I left them it would help the plant over its first winter. So I'm really looking forward to rhubarb next year and making all the lovely crumbles like you.

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