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February 1st Treasures 2 - Arbutus Unedo Fruits


February 1st Treasures 2 - Arbutus Unedo Fruits



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love these, i used to have one,
btw dont bother trying to eat them ~ they are not so nice as they look!!

1 Feb, 2012

 

Thanks for the tip Sticki, but you know, eventually I'm gonna have to try one! ;))

1 Feb, 2012

 

its sort of bitter and dries up your tongue.

1 Feb, 2012

 

Yuck!

1 Feb, 2012

 

exactly! :-(

1 Feb, 2012

 

Last autumn I sampled my Cornus Mas (Cornelian Cherry) fruits and found them to be sweet but fairly bland. I never did get around to making anything with them, but I think the birds eventually took them all as they lay on the ground. Good result for the birds!

1 Feb, 2012

 

you never know i might have been unlucky and got a bad one but it put me off tasting any more!!

1 Feb, 2012

 

hmmm, I'll let you know! ;)), but not this year. These are the only fruits on my Arbutus Unedo Compactus and I want to hang on to them for as long as I can!

1 Feb, 2012

 

dont blame you.

1 Feb, 2012

 

:) Weather at yours today?? Grey grey and more grey here....so dark it makes me fall asleep!

1 Feb, 2012

 

dark,
frost
blue
sky
cold

does that make sense? its a summary of today.

1 Feb, 2012

 

Yup, makes perfect sense. Not too bad here 4C this morning, but the grey...eugh...hate it!

1 Feb, 2012

 

minus 2 when i went to work

1 Feb, 2012

 

excellent - !! look like sweeties :D

1 Feb, 2012

 

Yes, they do! Or Christmas baubles!

1 Feb, 2012

 

yes those baubels we have them with the rough edges - and sugar coated chocs :D

1 Feb, 2012

 

very nice Karen.

1 Feb, 2012

 

Lovely arn't they, well to look at, certainly not to eat, but you can make a liqueur from them, it is Greek apparently, we had loads of flowers, but the frost has finished them off now.

1 Feb, 2012

 

I got flowers on mine too Dotty, But the flipping squirrel had them................

1 Feb, 2012

 

Gorgeous!

1 Feb, 2012

 

I am always longing for countryside, woods and fields, but here on the edge of this housing estate I can see fields but have no squirrels, no rabbits.....perhaps I should stay put!

Thanks N3!

2 Feb, 2012

 

...no badgers, no deer!...no wild boars, no large predatory black cats! lol ....

2 Feb, 2012

 

Not bad at 4°c!!
I feel like giving up!

2 Feb, 2012

 

I was going to say they look like xmas decs, very pretty.

2 Feb, 2012

 

Keith? Don't ever give up!

Thanks Annie, they are so pretty up close aren't they. Do you have this on your shopping list?

2 Feb, 2012

 

I will need acres Karen! The list is miles long already

2 Feb, 2012

 

lol...don't we all? :))

2 Feb, 2012

 

Karen you are not thinking of moving are you?

2 Feb, 2012

 

Nah, not just now DD. Scott thinks we will move in about 5 years time. But I am not moving from here unless the house is nicer, the garden bigger and we are still close to the beach. So, there we are...just a few 'demands' to meet! :)))

2 Feb, 2012

 

I'm just looking for a shed/caravan with bigger garden/field!!!

2 Feb, 2012

 

:)) Compact and Bijou! :))

3 Feb, 2012



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