Espalier Fruit Trees for our orchard. Espalier = the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth originally for the production of fruit,by pruning and tying branches to a frame so that they grow into a flat plane, frequently in formal patterns, against a structure such as a wall, fence, or trellis.
This is the Christmas cake I made for my family in 2014, a two tiered rich fruit cake inspired by artwork I saw in a magazine when I was in the hairdressers! I’ve posted a picture of the item that inspired me to make this on my facebook page....
A good reason to eat kiwi: KIWI fruit helps your digestions with enzymes, it contains actinidain, a protein-dissolving enzyme that can help digest a meal much like the papain in papaya or bromelain in pineapple. (Photo from P.S.- I made this...)
We were always taught not to play with our food, but how can you not be inspired to fiddle with your discarded tangerine skin when there is food art like this around? Granted, some of these are high on the tack-factor scale and probably helped along with a little heavy photoshopping and super-gluing – but... tell me more!
Students colour, cut and paste fruit and vegetable pictures on the Where Does It Grow? Worksheet to show whether different fruits and vegetables grow above ground, below ground or on a tree. Use this worksheet as a part of the following lesson:Objective: Understand that fruits and vegetables grow on trees, above ground and below ground.Activity 1: Read students the Big Book, Growing Vegetable Soup.