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Mallet Making

Stuart has joined our team in the orchards up at Lupton house. He is coming along and sharing some of his wonderful skills with us. He has offered to teach us a variety of different courses, there are so many that is was very difficult to choose what we wanted to do first. 245 more words

Decline Of The Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

The lesser spotted woodpecker has had a long association with traditional orchards.  Spring is the best time of year to catch sight of these rare little birds.   280 more words


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A.V. Walters

Though the ground is still frozen, we’re planning our “dooryard” orchard. It’s not a big orchard—enough mostly for our own eating and canning use. 1,071 more words


How Much Water Does a Man Need? - Farmland and the California Drought

Yesterday, for the first time in the history of California, statewide water restrictions were imposed – mandatory 25 % reduction in water usage across the state.  1,469 more words

A Wildflower Bank

We are in the process of creating a wildflower bank, there is an area in the orchards just behind the raspberry canes that just lends itself to having wildflowers planted there. 230 more words

How You Can Help Britain Blossom

We at Orchard Origins are delighted to announce that we will be supporting Helping Britain Blossom in Herefordshire by delivering some of the training of Orchard Leaders and through an equipment sharing scheme.   161 more words


Puff pastry for pragmatic purists

Too much of a purist for ready-made puff pastry with its ethanol, palm oil, emulsifiers and acidity regulators (check it out if in doubt: http://www.tesco.com/groceries/product/details/?id=266524232… 178 more words