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Buying an apple tree - Veronica Roth
Hi everyone, I was very excited today because today was the day we decided to buy a replacement apple tree for the one we had to take down last year to make way for the carport. Buying an apple tree is serious stuff for me because this is the ONE apple tree we can have in the garden, so we took some time to chose the one we wanted. First, we went to our closest garden center Frosts Farm, and we had a cup of tea and a brownie and sat for a while with our apple book and I explained a little about malling rootstocks to Robbie so he understood the choices and could be in on the decision. After looking at the selection of apple trees, we decided that Frosts didn’t have a tree which would grow tall enough for us, but did have a great deal on 2 for 1 dahlias! I also needed a new pair of my favourite leather gauntlet gardening gloves, so I got those too. So we drove off to my favourite garden center Burford. We went straight to the apple trees and found our tree. We decided on a Braeburn apple on …