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Summer citrus care – give your citrus some new year cheer

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013
Author:
Lazy Gardener

I was fortunate to get a good harvest from my citrus this year. I had so many lemons I was able to preserve them, add them to barley water to make refreshing drinks and of course, the odd slice or two added to a Bombay Sapphire never went astray. So to ensure the same success […]

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Crazy for lemons

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Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
Author:
Lazy Gardener

Having followed a simple care routine for your citrus trees, you should be reaping citrus in abundance now. But what to do with them all? Harvesting and storage is easy. I make sure that I harvest any fruit when it’s dry – hard when it seems like it rains most of the time. Lemons and […]

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Granddad’s lemon barley water

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Thursday, June 21st, 2012
Author:
Lazy Gardener

Lovely lemons I love the flavour of lemons – lemon tart, lemon butter, gin and tonic with a twist of lemon… The humble lemon is also heralded as a cure of many maladies, from coughs and colds to halitosis and rheumatism. My fondness for the not-so-humble lemon probably comes from happy memories of being in […]

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