Growing a fruitful family business
On a farm in west Cork, the Bushby family grow some of the country’s finest strawberries and raspberries
The strawberry plant is a hardy buck. It’s capable of enduring substantial hardships, but when it comes to fruiting, it becomes rather more finicky. It enjoys warm summer days, but like a true Gael it suffers in higher temperatures, and relishes cool summer nights and an abundance of water.
This pretty much describes a climactic seam that runs across the south of Ireland and southern England, a regional band that has always yielded...
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