Category Archive - Capel Orchards

Community Orchard at The Friends Meeting House, Capel

After planting our orchard in January, the trees have settled in well this year. They have shown little fruit but this is usual, as they spend their first energy developing roots. Unfortunately the bee swarm that was moved in the autumn, has died – but this again is not unusual and we will try again in Spring. Thank you to all who have contributed in different ways, diggers, planters, waterers,…

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C.A.P.E.L Community Orchards

Promoted by the possibility of establishing and maintaining a small community orchard at the Friends Meeting House, Capel, a formal group, with a Constitution, has been set up with the aim of planting suitable trees during the winter. Hopefully, the Friends’ Trustees will meet to confirm this on November 2nd, when we may also receive a grant towards the cost of buying the trees. We can then plan our steps,…

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