Histon & Impington Community Orchard Project

Wildflower planting

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Planting wildflowers – grown by children from Histon and Impington Junior School, planted into beds dug by GE Energy. We planted 7 beds in total, and this will increase the diversity of flower species in the orchard.

August maintenance session

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A beautiful August afternoon at the Histon and Impington Community Orchard, and lots achieved at the maintenance session. Trees watered and sprayed with organic Aston tree wash. Tree information signs put up. Paths mown. And ragwort removed. Lots of ragwort removed. Thanks to all who came along.

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Bug Hotels and Bat Bedrooms


Children from Histon and Impington Junior School have been working on a project to design and build bug hotels.

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Feast Flower Festival 2015


HICOP were delighted to take part in the Feast Flower Festival once again. With thanks to Penny Reeves and Audrey Grimmer for the work they put into the display.

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Orchard from the air

A couple of pictures taken from overhead on 29 June 2015.