Notes from the Orchard – October

The orchard is fairly young at the moment and for the end of September early October period we have a bit of a gap in the Cornish and west county varieties. We have young trees waiting to go in, but is a few year before they produce fruit. The one exception to this a Cornish ladys finger. It has the … Continue Reading →


Notes from the Orchard – September

The warm, dull August has had little effect on the early apples in the orchard. This year is looks to be the biggest crop so far from the young trees planted nearly eight years ago. The first out is the Devon Quarrenden with its deep red, strawberry flavoured apples, they don’t keep more than a week or two and best … Continue Reading →