It's harvest time in the orchard. There's quite a reasonable crop, although some of the fruit are rather small. The medlar and quince have also cropped well. Nick Marks installed a fine looking arch to the village green this year. Grass cutting is behind schedule but should be completed shortly. You are welcome to help yourself to fruit.
Now is a good time for a working party to clear around the trees, which are looking rather untidy. Would you be able to help out one Sunday afternoon towards the end of October?
It's 25 years since the first Apple Day was launched by Common Ground to celebrate the glorious diversity of English Apples. There are many opportunities to enjoy a variety of apple themed events locally and some of them are detailed below. Dunsden Community Orchard held its own apple day a few years ago. Perhaps it's time we organised another?