Tag Archives: apples

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

Posted in Woodland Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

33. Planting More Apple Trees

As mentioned before we were successful in getting another orchard grant from the Forth Valley Link (and all the funders at the bottom of this page) which is amazing!  We decided to plant earlier this year in hopes to avoid the bad … Continue reading

Posted in Woodland Management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

20. GREEN

Before leaving for holiday we had only seen months of browns and drab yellow colours around the orchard. Upon our return we were cheerfully greeted by many different shades of green, seedlings and apple blossoms! There is something special about … Continue reading

Posted in Woodland Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

9. How to Plant a Fruit Tree

There are probably a few different ways to plant a fruit tree, but this is what we learned and how we did it. Choose a site: Dig a hole keeping the top soil separate from the sub soil: Dive a … Continue reading

Posted in Woodland Management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment