March News from the Orchard

The orchard is bedraggled and dry. The greywater system is not enough to keep the fruit trees going through really dry periods, so one day we will have to splash out on something a bit more serious. A dry orchard is good for one thing only – pithy harvests and pear slug. Sometime this week […]

December in the Orchard

Summer pests are on the rise. Keep an eye out for unusual leaf shapes or colours (a stitch in time saves nine.) If the comfrey beneath your trees starts to wilt get out there with the hose quick smart! Make sure your fruit trees don’t dry out especially at this time of developing fruits. If […]