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David, 15, FruitForLiving 🔹Live in The United Kingdom 🇬🇧 🔹Fruit and Nature Photographer 📸🏞 An account to showcase the different seasonal fruits that can be found in the U.K. http://fruitforliving.blogspot.com/
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Growing grapes in northern ireland?!
the u.k. and ireland are definitely not suited for growing grapes, grapes thrive in mediterranean climates and we here in northern ireland certainly don’t have one. however, with proper care and shelter, grapes actually can grow here, my aunt and uncle have managed to successfully grow them in their outhouse after trying for many years. they have not fully ripened yet, but will most likely be ready to eat in mid to late september, can’t wait to try them! who knows, i might try growing some of my own alongside my strawberry plants!

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comment 1 star 76 5 hours ago

August is definitely the month for spanish grapes! i find that regular grape varieties have very little flavour or punch to them at all, so i tend to just miss them out while shopping for grapes. however, in august there are many very unique and strange varieties that have many different tastes and textures, many of these varieties are grown in spain and include, cotton candy, strawberry flavoured, mango flavoured and many others. these grapes are certainly worth buying because they’re almost guaranteed to be enjoyed by everyone! this is the strawberry flavoured grape, it was bred in spain and is exclusively grown in spain. obviously, as the name suggests, it should have a taste similar to strawberry, there are mixed opinions on this supposed taste, but i can definitely detect a berry taste, perhaps more similar to artificial strawberry flavour.
and no, these are not gmo grapes injected with strawberry flavour, they are however a natural variety that was bred to taste like strawberry. delicious!

country of origin: spain 🇪🇸
variety: strawberry grape

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comment 6 star 175 3 days ago

August is greengage season!
greengages are actually a type of plum that were originally found growing in iran, however they’re now grown in most mediterranean countries, and even the u.k.!
greengages are actually one of my favourite fruits, and it’s a real shame because they’re only in season two months a year, (august and september). they’re a good bit sweeter than your average plum variety and have a more pleasant flavour in my opinion. definitely a fruit that i look forward to before the season starts!
country of origin: france 🇫🇷
variety: reine claude

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comment 5 star 237 2 weeks ago

The cavehill is definitely one of northern ireland’s greatest natural attractions. i’ve found myself walking up it a lot recently, probably down to the multiple routes you can take to get up to the peak, a different experience every time! the view from the top is absolutely breathtaking, a great reward for reaching the top in my opinion!
not to mention, in august you can find many wild blueberries, raspberries and blackberries just growing on bushes ready to be picked.
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comment 4 star 162 2 weeks ago

It’s august now and for me that means the beginning of british plum season! in many people’s opinion, including my own, british plums taste remarkably better than the cheap foreign imports that we get year round. british plums are extremely seasonal and can only be found in shops and greengrocers in august and september, so i really encourage you to make the most of their season!
(variety: opal)

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comment 7 star 280 2 weeks ago

One pack of blueberries is never enough, two packs or three packs won’t even satisfy me, that’s why when they’re in season and inexpensive, i stock up! you certainly can’t beat a good box of blueberries for a snack during the day, or like me, you’d rather buy 3kg (6 wooden boxes) of blueberries and eat them within a day. blueberries are incredibly hard to stop eating, and luckily they’re found extremely cheap in july and august. a healthier snack alternative than crisps or chocolate for sure, and tastier in my opinion!
country of origin: poland 🇵🇱
variety: bluecrop.
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comment 12 star 402 3 weeks ago

The first sign of autumn?
seeing almost fully ripened apples on the trees in late july is unusual, as they’re usually ripe around the last week of september. but hey, i’m not complaining, actual fresh apples straight from the tree are leaps and bounds better than the c**p you get in the shops.

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comment 8 star 232 4 weeks ago

Berries and cherries are certainly the crown jewels of summer! although they can be bought virtually all year round from different countries, they are at their absolute best when they’re grown here in the u.k. in the summer! they’re almost guaranteed to be delicious and inexpensive, so there’s absolutely no excuse to not buy crate fulls of berries over the summer.

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comment 15 star 447 4 weeks ago

Stone fruit is absolutely delicious during the summer, it’s inexpensive and tasty, how can you go wrong? occasionally, you get something that is beyond delicious, a prime example would definitely be these nectarines from france! 100% the best nectarines i have ever had, and that is saying a lot! each one was perfectly ripe and dripping with juice, the flavour was phenomenal and had a sweetness that had a similar level to candy! these nectarines definitely blew me away and are certainly a must have for summer.
country of origin: france 🇫🇷
variety: cristal
flavour rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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comment 10 star 333 4 weeks ago

Lychee. a deliciously fragrant and tropical tasting fruit, can’t beat them when they’re in season! they’re now in season from israel and will continue until mid september.
country of origin: israel 🇮🇱
variety: mauritius
flavour: ★★★★★
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comment 17 star 367 5 weeks ago

You definitely know that you’ve got a good quality picture when rainy, cloudy northern ireland looks almost like a tropical island. 🏝

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comment 4 star 177 5 weeks ago

Figs are definitely one of my all time favourite exotic fruits! some figs are floral and light, while others are almost jammy and deliciously sweet, either way they are an addictive fruit that i can’t stop eating. the best time of the year to eat figs is definitely in early autumn, (september, october) when the supply is from turkey. although these figs from israel are totally acceptable, having that fragrant floral taste that certainly makes a good fig. figs are high in fibre and extremely good for your digestive system, although are quite high in natural sugars so eat them in moderation, if you can.
country of origin: israel 🇮🇱
variety: brown turkey
flavour rating: ★★★
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