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Trees ready for collection…

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Posted by Tom Adams on 23rd February 2018, under Uncategorised


Hazel catkins in the sunshine

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Posted by Tom Adams on 3rd February 2018, under Uncategorised


Rootstocks

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


Shed

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


Courses

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


Sunshine in the orchard

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Posted by Tom Adams on 16th November 2017, under Uncategorised


Renovation pruning

I’m renovating an old cider orchard near Ludlow

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Posted by Tom Adams on 16th November 2017, under Uncategorised


Rabbit guard damage

This trunk is rotting away because the spiral rabbit guard has trapped in moisture

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Posted by Tom Adams on 14th November 2017, under Uncategorised


Camper van for sale

Mercedes Sprinter 310D LWB 5 berth camper van. £4,500. 2874cc, diesel 252,853 miles Will sell with 12 months not, excellent condition, full service history, new spare tyre, tow bar, solar panel, two leisure batteries, 4 seatbelts, 240v invertor, 12v lighting, two 240v sockets, hook up cable, smev 2 ring hob and sink, oven and grill, […]

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Posted by Tom Adams on 17th October 2017, under Uncategorised


Apple Day

Shropshire apples grown at the community orchard

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Posted by Tom Adams on 15th October 2017, under Uncategorised


Willow coppicing

Early coppicing of willow to provide some wood for the walls of my new log store

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Posted by Tom Adams on 5th October 2017, under Uncategorised