Blog Posts - Growing Fruit



The weather has improved and it's go, go, go at Fogie's Place!

Hooray it's April and summer is getting close, another winter done. The weather is variable with some rainy days and showers but interspersed at last with some beautifully warm - almost hot days. The tortoises are coming out of hibernation, leaves ar...
by Fethiye Fogies on Apr 6, 2015

Wild Ornamental Crab Apples

Last year I discovered a wild ornamental crab apple tree beside our best wild tree that produces nice, big apples. This year a second tree started producing. They taste horrible but they sure are pretty. If I’d recognized them as ornamental cra...
by Robin's Outdoors on Oct 5, 2014

Best Garden Produce To Grow – In Pictures!

Now is the best time of year for fresh produce to grow in your garden. Whether it's vegetables, fruit, herbs or flowers – you can find a way to grow everything from fresh tomatoes to fragrant lavender bunches.
by Honest Mum on Sep 1, 2014

Best Garden Produce To Grow – In Pictures!

Now is the best time of year for fresh produce to grow in your garden. Whether it's vegetables, fruit, herbs or flowers – you can find a way to grow everything from fresh tomatoes to fragrant lavender bunches.
by Honest Mum on Sep 1, 2014

Building, gardening and struggling with a brown pool

If in years to come you are still reading our blog and I mention that we are moving to a new house again, please all shout together "NOoooooooooooooooo!" It is so much more sensible to buy a resale property, where someone else has already d...
by Fethiye Fogies on Aug 28, 2013

A SUMMER OF SUNSHINE, A NEW MEMBER OF THE FAMILY AND NOW BACK TO WORK

With the best of intentions but none of the will power, we have been easily diverted from both writing on our blog and improving the garden to thoroughly enjoy our first Turkish summer. We have preferred instead to bask in the sunshine and see some o...
by Fethiye Fogies on Nov 1, 2012

Propagating Strawberry Runners

Growing strawberries is so easy! A gardener’s relationship with nature is a strange one. Sometimes we’re trying to speed things up, sometimes we’re trying to slow things down and sometimes we’re just standing back in more »...
by Pickles, Jams and Preserves on Oct 4, 2012

HOME ALONE AND BUSY, BUSY, BUSY....

Our very first olives ... ever! Plums on our plum tree At the moment half of the Fethiye Fogies is in the Uk, David has returned to England to sort out the rest of our belongings - there will be no turning back then, all bridges will be burnt. So...
by Fethiye Fogies on Jul 2, 2012


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