Trans-Asiatic Directs we met, soberly ringing the world round the Fiftieth Meridian at an honest seventy knots; and white-painted Ackroyd & Hunt fruiters
out of the south fled beneath us, their ventilated hulls whistling like Chinese kites.
You can buy fresh fruit to eat as you would in the Seychelles and simply walk around enjoying the goods, choose from one of many fruiters
within the Grainger Market - healthy competition from the best
Barry Groves, Leicester: I only grow autumn fruiters
because they are easier and produce most fruit.
, this is only for one or two years and are best treated as annuals, the seeds sown in a propagator (10-16degC) and pricked out into boxes for transplanting in May/June.
Other shops recalled are Tonkins' wet fish shop, Vaux Chemist, Allick's fruiters
, Ginny Jones's sweet shop, McTigue's hardware where we purchased paraffin for our Aladinique heater to warm our small extension which housed our gas cooker, sink and eventually, in the early 1960s, a Hotpoint Iced Diamond fridge.
With autumn fruiters
, chop them right down to the base in really early spring and they'll come back year after year.
CHOOSE from summer or autumn fruiters
- the latter often produce plenty of gorgeous berries right up until the first frosts, and if you have the space, you could opt for a few of each.
I was a 15-year-old junior assistant and I wonder if anyone today remembers the long queues that formed outside our shop and stretched along past Bachelors the raincoat shop and Alfred Day the highclass fruiters
, right up to the Casino Dance Hall.
Mailing Jewel is the best flavoured of the summer fruiters
, but make sure you try the autumn fruiters
Autumn Bliss and Zeva.
The sneaky crooks forced their way into the rear of Linden Tree Fruiters
on Ilfracombe Gardens in Whitley Bay, and stole 75 large real Christmas trees.
When I worked for the Flying Potato people I WAS reading through Issue 82 and noticed the article on the Flying Potato Merchants, Mr and Mrs Allick, the fruiters
, writes R Wishart.
If they are autumn fruiters
, cut the canes down to ground level each February.