East Anglian Gardens, Landscapes and Community Spaces Designed with the Future in Mind

December, 2012

Orchards (2). Poor pear trees.

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Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
Author:
charlotte

  Today I went up to the community orchard and pampered some young pear trees which have suffered badly from some human, weather and pest vandalism. They were planted to grow as espalier trees but are all over the place, Some have shoots everywhere except where they should be and some have virtually no side [...]

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Orchards (1). How we should live with nature.

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Saturday, December 8th, 2012
Author:
charlotte

Orchards (1). How we should live with nature. I have fallen in love with orchards. I have been studying their ecology and management  in books on these cold wintery evenings and have also taken the East of England Apple and Orchard Project’s day courses on how to rescue, recover, formative prune and create orchards. The [...]

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