Planting a mini-orchard at Histon and Impington Junior School. In April 2016 we grafted scions taken from the Community Orchard, grew them on and then planted 5 trees at the Junior School. The trees, all apples, are: Lady Hollendale – eating apple, from Wisbech Murfitt’s Seedling – cooking apple, from Cottenham Chivers Delight – eating […]
Children from Histon and Impington Junior School have been working on a project to design and build bug hotels.
Once again we were able to celebrate the beginning of our villages Feast Week by having our annual Bird and Moth Breakfast on our Community Orchard.
On the morning of Friday 20th March 2015, an event to view the partial solar eclipse was held at the H&I Community Orchard.
Phil Scott, with his incredible knowledge and enthusiasm for growing and maintaining trees, led a most informative and enjoyable pruning workshop. We started by attending to the apple trees at the orchard which had been planted over the last two years. After being tutored by Phil we grew in confidence to take on pruning the […]
Getting the benefit of perhaps the only dry and sunny four hours of the weekend, the bird in the hand breakfast got off to an early start with the volunteers setting up from about 8am onward. Our thanks go to everyone who pitched in on the day – there was quite a lot to help […]
The inaugural Histon and Impington Community Orchard Project wassailing event took place on possibly the wettest, stormiest evening of the year to that point – the 31st January.