Project Director of A Celebration of Orchards Project, Abby Cremin, talks about what life is like working at The Orchard Project.
We’re taking stock of the year that was and preparing for winter work in the orchard.
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.
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.
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. With Heritage Lottery backing The Orchard Project have begun an ambitious and important endeavour to stop the decline of London’s orchards. For our launch […]
What did the Celebration of Orchards team discover when they went searching for London’s hidden orchards?
Orchards bring beauty and create connections away from the mass media and mass agricultural policy. So when we tell you about our trip to Kolomna – a small city near Moscow – we hope you understand that this was all about making links in the spirit of friendship and peace.
Over the last two years we have been lucky enough to learn from two orchard experts the arts of Summer Pruning. Jim Arbury at RHS Wisley let us try our secateurs on their magnificent trained pears last year and this past week, Bob Lever ran a workshop for us at Fryent Country Park in Brent.
We celebrated our fifth birthday party at City Hall with a big announcement. The evening was filled with talks, stories, singing and folklore.
This is an instructional blog about how our partner community groups can reduce their tree guard height, allowing the fruit trees to spread their limbs nice and wide for good shape.