Winter pruning (2)

Despite our regular volunteering and opening sessions being in hibernation over the last couple of months, essential work has continued. In particular we have nearly completed winter pruning in our heritage orchard.

Some trees had got too tall and have been reduced accordingly allowing them to focus their fruiting energy in areas that are more easily reached. All trees have been thinned and pruned back appropriately as we work towards good tree shape and structure. Quite a few of our volunteers have got involved and many of us have learned a lot and gained confidence in the process.

Soft fruit bushes have also been pruned and mulched and some transplanted to a more suitable location along the pear avenue.

We look forward to welcoming you to garden now that we are regularly open again: on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10am to 4pm.






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