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Growing fruit trees on the farm

Fruit Tree Grafting 2014

Beurre D’Anjou 15 Beurre hardy 15 Beurre Caprimont 23 Clapps Favourite 17 Conference 30 Dorendeau 14 Eldorado 20 Harrows Delight 15 Howell 15 Napolean 15 Jargonelle 10 Hosui 15 Danbae 12   Narabean 1 Mariposa 1 Satsuma 5 Robe D’Sergeant … Continue reading

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Grafting AllfoodsFarm 2012

This year things got a little out of hand. I wasn’t planning on grafting so many trees. But, I ended up making 161 trees. 72 apples 69 pears 20 plums 18 of the apples are double grafted trees intended to … Continue reading

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Toora Pear Pruning

In July this year we went to the annual Toora Heritage Pear Orchard pruning day. We have only done it a couple of times but it is always a good day. Not so many people turned up this time but … Continue reading

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Orchard Finished

Last weekend we planted out 73 apple trees into our main orchard. Having the tractor running was a bonus as the 1/2 acre remaining needed to be slashed before planting the trees. My attempt at using the mouldboard plough to … Continue reading

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