Sam1 Forum Contributions Apricot tree5 - My neighbour has an apricot tree which is a fast growing tree producing wonderfully flavoured fruit. He says it is an "HP 47" which they bought approx. 8 yrs ago. I can't find an HP 47 anywhere. It is apparently grafted onto a plum stock. Is there such..3953 days 8hrs
Having recently read some Paddington Bear stories, where Paddington grows vegetables and Mrs Brown, the housekeeper, buys the produce from him "for market prices", I decided to encourage my children into the garden by giving them each an old pot and they chose three edible plants each to grow to earn some pocket money! I Having read Stephanie Alexander's praise of home grown parsnips in Gardening Australia, and how different they taste to shop bought ones, that was one of our selections. We've never grown them before and we are watching their progress with baited breath!