Photos

2018 photos

5/2/18
Examining an apple tree at Launde Abbey on the 5th February 2018. We met to discuss with Karen about the her interest in having an orchard of heritage apple trees at Launde Abbey

 

Farewell to the Harborough Community Orchard
On the 3rd february 2018, we dug up the apple trees from the Harborough Community Orchard, ready to move to an alternative site.

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The Grafters and Growers (under the green gazebo) supporting the Friends of the Earth near the Curve, Leicester, on the 20th January 2018, to petition against cutting down the trees of the adjacent church. Much cheered against the pouring rain, by the Morris dancers and their musicians.

2017 photos

 

 

 

Tree at the harborough Community orchard, near Great Bowden
The trees  at the Harborough Community Orchard near Great Bowden are surviving the heat wave in June 17
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Harborough Community Orchard planting day March 2017 planting an Annie Elizabeth heritage apple tree

 

 

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Harborough Community Orchard planting day March 2017 putting in the tree posts

 

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Meeting at the Harborough Community orchard near Great Bowden Jan 17

 

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Annual grafting work shop Feb 2017

2016 photos

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Looking at the hedgelay done possibly 30 years ago at the site of the new Harborough Community Orchard, near Gt Bowden, with Andrew brown Jackson,  Hedge Layer.

Dec 16

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Pruning workshop at at Cotesbach September 2016

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pruning team discussing Rev Wilks cotesbach sept 16

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Comparing a leaf bud to a fruit bud

 

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Planting the heritage apple trees at the Foxton heritage otchard at foxton locks June 2016

Grafting work shop in Feb 2016:

 

 

 

Photos from pruning and scion collecting:

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gabrielles-grafted-tree-feb-2016 with two different scions grafted onto root stock
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grafting work shop feb 2016
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another of gabrielles grafted apple-trees with two different scions grafted onto the root stock feb 16
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Pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16
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Pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood in jan 16
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pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood in Jan 16
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pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16
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Pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16
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pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16
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pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16
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Pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16
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pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16
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pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16
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Pruning at Cotesbach to collect scion wood Jan 16

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Apple pressing at Lubenham Scarecrow weekend Sept 16

2015 photos

 

 

 

2014 photos

 

 

 

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