Fruit Trees

The inaugural wassail at Vale Community Hospital, Dursley

By |2017-02-22T20:13:17+00:00Feb 22nd, 2017|Categories: Allotments, Food, Fruit and veg, Fruit Trees, Gardening, Grow your own, Vale Hospital Allotments|Tags: , , , |

We have been a-wassailing! The inaugural Vale wassail was held on Sunday 19th February 2017 attended by around 30 locals including the Mayor of Dursley, Cllr Neil Grecian at the allotments and orchard we installed almost a year ago at Vale Community Hospital in Dursley. Led by wassail master Steve Rowley, the event began with a [...]

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Join us for the first ever Vale Wassail on Sunday 19th February 2017

By |2017-01-23T07:02:32+00:00Jan 17th, 2017|Categories: Allotments, Fruit Trees, Gardening, Grow your own, Vale Hospital Allotments|Tags: , , |

Please join us for our first ever Vale Wassail at Vale Community Hospital in Dursley on Sunday 19th February from 4.30pm. For this traditional ancient ceremony we will say a toast for growth and an abundant harvest. The wassail celebrates the humble apple tree. We will give thanks for its produce and scare away evil spirits, banish [...]

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Fruit Tree Sale at Stroud Farmers Market 21st January 2017

By |2017-01-17T18:16:36+00:00Jan 10th, 2017|Categories: Fruit Trees, Gardening, Grow your own, Stroud|Tags: , , |

We will have a stall on the 21st of January 2017 at Stroud Farmers market! The fruit tree sale will include a variety of fruit trees and soft fruit shrubs available including some more out-of-the ordinary fruit like medlar, mulberry, various nuts, tayberry, loganberry and many more! We'll also be taking orders on the day for another delivery [...]

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We’ve started a hedging and shrub nursery!

By |2018-06-12T15:41:06+00:00Jun 28th, 2016|Categories: Allotments, Fruit Trees, Gardening, Grow your own, Selsley|Tags: , , , , |

We're collecting/accepting donations of unwanted shrubs and hedging materials - particularly saplings - that we're going to eventually sell or give away for a donation. The reason we're doing this is that a lot of commercial hedging, although promoted as native, is actually brought in from Holland. Our work includes being asked to create wildlife friendly [...]

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Fruit Tree Sale at the Farmers’ Market Saturday 16th January

By |2018-06-12T15:49:02+00:00Jan 14th, 2016|Categories: Fruit Trees, Gardening|

We are coming to the Farmers' Market this Saturday the 16th with a whole range of fruit trees and shrubs available. With the ususal apple, pear, quince, cherry, nectarines, plum, damson, gage, peach, apricot, and the unusual ones, such as medlar and mulberry this year. Plus loganberry, jostaberry, blueberry, raspberry, tayberry, blackcurrant, redcurrant and whitecurrant bushes [...]

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Fruit Tree Sale

By |2018-06-12T16:43:07+00:00Sep 27th, 2015|Categories: Fruit Trees|

We have started taking orders for this season's fruit trees. As we have a wide variety of fruit trees and shrubs available, this year we are taking orders based on your choice. For varieties and rootstock, check the catalogue of our supplier, Frank P Matthews . All trees and shrubs are bare rooted and subject to [...]

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Part-time job opportunity (July-August)

By |2016-02-17T17:28:06+00:00Jun 8th, 2015|Categories: Food, Fruit Trees, Jobs and Positions|

Down to Earth are looking for someone to help us set up a new project from July, called The Fruit Exchange. From our experience of running a fruit project for three years, we know that there's a lot of surplus or unwanted fruit in gardens that could be used to encourage/support local food outlets to use [...]

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March

By |2015-07-31T11:16:12+00:00Mar 3rd, 2015|Categories: Fruit Trees, Selsley|Tags: , , , |

It's finally March and we gardeners try to encourage ourselves that it's springtime now! Well, a quick reality check assured us today that it's not quite the case yet! However all the wind and even snow was pleasantly off-set by some lovely sunshine and a brightly blossoming plum tree at Selsley today! Selsley's layout has been [...]

Fruit Tree Sale at the Farmers Market again!

By |2015-07-31T11:16:46+00:00Feb 24th, 2015|Categories: Fruit Trees|Tags: , , , , , |

Because many of you couldn't make it two weeks ago and because we have some trees left, we'll have a stall again this Saturday the 28th. We have mainly apples left in stock now but due to demand we'll order more trees within the next week. So if you are after something specific, get in touch [...]

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