Monthly Archives: November 2014

56. Beechbrae Orchard Extension

Since we’ve got 30 more apple trees from the CSGN Orchard Grant Scheme we are extending the orchard to allow more space for the trees to grow. We’ve been given some support from the Orchard Futures Fund to develop our … Continue reading

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55. Beechbrae Wood & Orchard Entrance

Thanks to a grant from the Blackridge Community Fund (the windtourbine grant) Beechbrae got funding to install drainage and level the entrance to Beechbrae wood & orchard to make it more accessible for visitors which is brilliant. We had trouble … Continue reading

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54. Path & Drainage Works

As mentioned before, Beechbrae was fortunate enough to get a grant from West Lothian Council’s Blackridge Village Improvement Fund to put in path and drainage along an incredibly boggy and often impassable grass footpath. This area happens to be the … Continue reading

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53. Cider Making

Kevin and I signed up for a Cider making course with Forth Environment Link and lead by Margaret Lear from Plants with Purpose the day after an epic Scottish Orchard Gathering in Dunblane. We had both had a fair amount of … Continue reading

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