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6 April 2017

You’d think it was the fruit that got us out of bed in the morning. After all, we are on something of a mission to re-fruit the UK.

But actually, our ambitions go further even than that.

Lizzie pruning on a ladder amongst all the branches smiling
13 March 2017

What are the key considerations when pruning old fruit trees, and how does it differ from the formative pruning of young trees? 

Volunteer pruning old apple tree with polesaw
2 March 2017

Stephanie from the orchard restoration team in London describes a busy winter pruning veteran trees

Abby sorting out apples
3 January 2017

Project Director of A Celebration of Orchards Project, Abby Cremin, talks about what life is like working at The Orchard Project.

Orange sunset behind winter tree branches
2 December 2016

We're taking stock of the year that was and preparing for winter work in the orchard.

apprentice chip bud grafting
21 October 2016

We'd love to teach you! If you're a mad-keen orchardist, a total novice or anything in between. Discover how we're going to train up London.

Litter bin with leaves on ground
7 October 2016

While we celebrate a fruitful year with Apple Days, there is another important harvest to be getting on with - gathering leaves for making leaf mould. 

Chalkboard with The Orchard Project #CelebratingOrchards written on it
23 September 2016

Last week we held the public launch of one of the most important initiatives taken to protect London's orchard heritage: a brilliant project that we have called A Celebration of Orchards.

15 August 2016

What did the Celebration of Orchards team discover when they went searching for London's hidden orchards?

Girl watering wildflowers in the park
21 July 2016

We talk to Max Johnson, from Alexandra Park's local community, about Glasgow's first food forest and it's collaborative design.

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