Tag Archives: Cornus mas

Six on Saturday – A spring in my step

27/02/2021 So the greenhouse windows opened automatically this week for the first time this year (that I’ve noticed) and Steve cut the grass for the first time in roughly four months! In fact, my title was almost ‘The first cut … Continue reading

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Delicacies from Delicious Dogwood

A couple of years ago I discovered that you could actually eat the fruits of the dogwood tree Cornus mas, aka. the Cornelian Cherry. So much fruit set that year that in August the bushes became shiny red beacons in … Continue reading

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The Bodacious Cornelian Cherry!

Don’t worry, this post is nothing to do with Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure  (though I’m secretly fond of the film), it is about Cornus mas, otherwise known as Cornelian Cherry. But funnily enough, it turns out that there is … Continue reading

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Of Tongues and Fingers and Stars

Soon the main blossom storm from all the fruit trees will begin in a pink and white froth of sloe, damson, plum, pear, apple, cherry flowers. You’ll notice the loaded trees and you can’t miss the wedding-worthy carpets of petals … Continue reading

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