Care guide for newly planted 2 year old trees
The information in this care guide is based on YMCA North Staffordshire's experience with creating an orchard as part of the FFC project. They planted 2 year old fruit trees, so Year 1 in the guide is effectively Year 3 in the life of the tree.
With correct after care and maintenance, fruit trees will produce healthy quantities of fruit for everyone to enjoy.
Harvesting & storing fruit
Top tips for apple & pear harvest and storage. If you have more fruit than you can store, try using an apple press and get juicing!
Bare root trees - handling and planting tips
We want your trees to be well planted and perform well, and hope that the following tips will guide you in the handling, storage, planting and aftercare.
National Orchard Network
A comprehensive UK-wide resource for finding out about the wildlife that thrives within our orchards, the issues that surround their conservation, and ways that you can get involved
People’s Trust for Endangered Species
The People’s Trust for Endangered Species are compiling a national survey of traditional orchards as part of the biodiversity action plan – a great way to make your project part of a national initiative, plus information on other orchards in your area.