We talk to Max Johnson, from Alexandra Park’s local community, about Glasgow’s first food forest and it’s collaborative design.
Many of our community groups often find themselves having to make a choice between creating an open or restricted access orchard…
New team member, and acting Chief Executive, Neil Kingsnorth found some apple trees still heaving with fruit in a car park in Warrington last month, and he’s got some questions he needs your help with.
This dark, cold time of the New Year is a very exciting and hopeful time in the orcharding calendar. Now is the time to plant fruit trees and more thrillingly decide what varieties of fruit you want to eat for the next 80 or so years.
Lewis recently caught up with project friend and all-round orchard maestro Bob Lever aka ‘Orchard Bob’.
Planting nitrogen fixing shrubs to build fertility into an orchard system
Mulch has become something of a mantra for us at The Orchard Project. That’s because it is such a simple action that yields multiple benefits. Once you’ve read this, you’ll understand why we bang on about it so much.
Orchards are unique and special habitats, providing homes for a wide variety of wildlife.
Last winter we planted 34 trees to celebrate the achievements of the Team GB Paralympic athletes. This is the story behind the new orchard. The Background The 2012 Paralympic and Olympic games showed the world that these islands are great at parties. It all opened with the country dancing and village fayre of Danny Boyle’s […]
If you have been walking around cities this spring, your eyes have been in for an ocular delight. This year has been one of the most magnificent for fruit blossom in a very long time. Some fruit experts believe these have been the best blossoms for 5 years. Fruit blossoms seem to be the biggest, […]