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64. Beechbrae Orchard Growth

We had a survey of the orchard done by Margaret Lear with Plants with Purpose to help us develop it into a forest garden in the best way possible. It report was produced and we are starting to implement the various … Continue reading

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58. Apple Tree Planting

We’ve had a good few days over the past 2 years planting apple trees with lots of students from Blackridge Primary School and we were thrilled to have the P5 & P6 classes up to Beechbrae Orchard to plant more … Continue reading

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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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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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