Introduction

The sustainability and harvest capacity of orchards very much depends on the quality and regularity of the care given to them over a number of years.  For advice on how to do this, please click here to discover downloadable ideas and resources

YOUR PLANET NEEDS YOU! Click here to find out what you can do to help build a more sustainable future for yourself and the future generations.

  

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Things to look out for when planning an orchard

Once your trees are in the ground, they may be there for another century so careful planning now will really pay off!  

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Case study Year 2: Supporting young people in their YMCA community

A case study that highlights the support given to a bereaved young couple during the development of an orchard at YMCA North Staffordshire.  Hard work and community spirit helped to alleviate the sense of loss felt by all connected to YMCANS.

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Orchard matters..PART 2 A complete guide to looking after your trees and making the most of your outdoor space

This half of the guide focuses on involving the whole community in making your orchard a success!

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Golberz

Amazing huge artworks produced from apples at a Swedish Apple Market.

www.golberz.com/2010/01/turnin...

Orchard Network

Information packed site developed by the expert group (lead by the National Trust and Natural England) established to develop a national Habitat Action Plan for Traditional Orchards.

www.orchardnetwork.org.uk

YouTube: Art in Apple Tutorial

Video about apple carving.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5L8MH...

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