Another GPAP – Orangish

If there was a Desert Island Discs for trees (unlikely) and I was ever invited to be a guest on the programme (the odds are lengthening now) the crab apple would definitely be one of my chosen. Unbeatable blossom, fruit that is both beautiful and delicious (with a little culinary assistance), fine autumn colour and friendContinue reading “Another GPAP – Orangish”

Golden Hornet

Today I am going to sing the praises of the humble crab apple, Malus sylvestris.  To me it is the tree that has everything so brace yourselves folks, my sales pitch is extensive and may involve a PowerPoint presentation with laser pointer. Firstly there is the long-lasting and stunning blossom which heralds the spring andContinue reading “Golden Hornet”