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Help Preserve Herefordshire's Traditional Orchards

Orchard Origins is entering an exciting new phase as it becomes a Community Interest Company. We currently help maintain eleven acres of orchard owned and managed by the Herefordshire Nature Trust, as well as over twenty or so private orchards. 323 more words


Agriculture and horticulture in The Isles of Scilly - St Martin and St Agnes - Andrew Ormerod (February 2008)

I was out in the Isles of Scilly over the last few days and despite the bad local forecasts the weather was generally OK for walking.  1,281 more words

Apple Poems wanted for Ledbury Poetry Festival

Love this idea, to fill a ‘barrel’ with apple poems: http://www.poetry-festival.co.uk/the-poetry-orchard/
Copied and pasted, as usual: Welcome to The Poetry Orchard! Its trees are rooted in common ground and its apple-poems  are everyone’s. 169 more words

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Day 7 - Vineyards and Orchards

We left our wonderful hosts house really early for us, around 7am, after we stopped Higgs from harassing the horse. We stopped pretty soon though to run some errands in the nearby town. 221 more words

Apple Blossom: The Spring Finale

There is a seasonal rhythm to the orchards. As the cherry and plum blossom begin to fade, the first vivid green leaves on the apple trees start to unfurl.  275 more words


Fruit at Brogdale

I’ve been in Kent for a few days visiting Brogdale and Hever Castle.

Brogdale Farm holds the National Fruit Collection, which is the world’s largest collection of fruit trees and plants with just under 4000 varieties. 116 more words


Blossoms In Your Beer

We can’t think of a prettier place to be than spring time in a cherry orchard.

Stroll among the trees and feel the orchards glow in soft hues of white and pink.  304 more words

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