An apple a day
Don’t worry we aren’t talking about those ubiquitous little fruit named gadgets that most of us now use on a daily basis. Instead we are getting back to basics and talking about the sweet, crunchy and pomaceous fruit that is the apple.
Did you know that more than 2,300 varieties of apples have been bred in Britain alone and if you were to eat an apple a day, it would take you more than six years to eat one of each kind!
Apples actually belong to the Rose family of plants and are joined in that family by a wide range of other popular fruits including apricots, plums, cherries, peaches, pears and even raspberries.
Of the 2,300 kinds of apples which have been bred in Britain, each …