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Weird Fruits!

At the allotment it’s often a surprise to find something unusual. Generally a pleasant surprise.

But in the first week of November, this one really caught me out.

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Yep that’s right.

strawberries

Now I know they’re not ripe. (I’m keep to see if they do ripen indoors.)

But I said November.

The normal strawberry season is April (if you’re lucky) till July depending on the type of plant.

It’s November! It’s 12 degrees now but it’s been exceptionally mild this Autumn.

But it’s November!

There were flowers still too.

Totally bizarre!

Have you noticed anything particularly unusual in your garden this year?

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19 comments on “Weird Fruits!

  1. Ellen Hawley
    November 23, 2014

    The most bizarre thing in my garden this year is that it’s still growing, given how little attention we’ve given it this year.

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    • lizard100
      November 23, 2014

      Yep. ‘In spite of us’ is a general garden thing here too

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  2. mylatinnotebook
    November 23, 2014

    It’s November. Crazy!

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  3. ladyofthecakes
    November 23, 2014

    If all else fails: chutney.

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    • lizard100
      November 23, 2014

      Not keen on chutney really.

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      • ladyofthecakes
        November 23, 2014

        Ooooooh… mango chutney… no better thing with a hot curry πŸ™‚

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      • lizard100
        November 23, 2014

        Ah! I make the exception for mango chutney. Its the vinegar im not too keen on.

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  4. jpeggytaylor
    November 23, 2014

    We have seen various flowers still in bloom, but November strawberries! Wonderful! I hope they do ripen – maybe the ripe banana trick will work, like with green tomatoes πŸ™‚

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  5. BerLinda
    November 23, 2014

    I’ve noticed that I do not have a garden πŸ™‚

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    • lizard100
      November 23, 2014

      Find a city foraging walk in beelin. Bet theres loads of edible plants all around yoy.

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  6. Rambling Woods
    November 24, 2014

    Some of my plants didn’t even flower… Wet and cold spring and summer

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  7. leckerfoodie
    December 7, 2014

    Well, I was last year at New Year’s Eve in Finnland – it was the first time in the known history of men that there was no snow at this time of year… In Finnland… This year is generally better but still too warm. The strawberries in your picture by the way rather look like these fellow: http://leckerbiss.wordpress.com/2014/08/30/agricultural-innovation/ than ordinary strawberries… cheers!

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