Let­ter from a reader…

Amateur Gardening - - A Gardener’s Miscellany -

Back in the 1980s we re­ceived a let­ter from a reader that caused a few giggles in the of­fice. The lady wanted to choose a suit­able va­ri­ety of dessert ap­ple tree for her gar­den. Dessert ap­ples are also re­ferred to as ‘eaters’ or ‘eat­ing ap­ples’, which is why she started her let­ter: ‘Dear Sir, I would be grate­ful for some ad­vice on eat­ing ap­ple trees…!”

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