Monthly Archives: January 2018


820 rootstocks heeled in ready for planting

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Posted by Tom Adams on 29th January 2018, under Uncategorised

Traditional orchards as wildlife habitats

In amongst a couple of old apple trees today I’ve found these beautiful mushrooms, honey combs from bees nesting in a large hollow trunk and some bird nests. This is why traditional orchards are such an important habitat, especially on farms where there is regularly a serious lack of wildlife.

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Posted by Tom Adams on 24th January 2018, under Uncategorised


This shed at the nursery was built using timber from a sustainably managed woodland 5 miles away. During the summer when my nursery workload isn’t so manic I can build bespoke constructions for people.

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Posted by Tom Adams on 21st January 2018, under Uncategorised


Here’s a link to some courses being run by the Marcher Apple Network. I’m teaching on a grafting course on Sunday 18th February

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Posted by Tom Adams on 15th January 2018, under Uncategorised