Caring for your fruit trees during establishment and once established, tips, ideas and advice.
Selecting varieties that have originated from, or are local to your own county, many of which may be less well known, can be an interesting exploration of local heritage.
By making your orchard accessible and welcoming to others by coordinating seasonal events, you will help to ensure its long term sustainability; the more people invested in the space, the more chance the orchard will be cared for and valued for the long term.
This resource is packed with useful & fun suggestions from FFC partner The Orchard Project who have huge experience in community participation. From wassailing to summer picnics, there are plenty of ideas to get your event going!