On Saturday 7th December we will be planting the rest of the Orchard boundary hedge and would be delighted if you could come along and help us with this work. Work will commence at 10AM.
Awash with early Autumn colours and with a slight odour of wet trees in the air, a group of HICOP volunteers assembled for apple picking at Impington Village College.
On Saturday 28th September 2013 we are going to be having a day of events for the whole family at the Orchard.
Following on from the Infant and Junior schools planting out wild flowers, as part of our project to establish a wild flower meadow in the orchard, we followed up recently with some children from the Histon Early Years Centre. It was a lovely morning and four children came with the two trays that they had […]
Over the winter months children from the Junior School had been growing wild flowers from seeds planted in trays. This was the morning that their work came to fruition as those seedlings were planted out in the orchard.
Great work by volunteers from GE Energy, who planted a native hedge along the orchard boundary nearest the guided busway. The hedge plants were provided by the Woodland Trust and include hawthorn, blackthorn, hazel, silver birch, rowan, common oak and elm. This will create a really rich, deep native hedge that will attract wildlife and […]
The first apple trees in the orchard were planted at a formal ceremony on Saturday 23rd February. HICOP would like to thank all those who turned out for the event in spite of the rather inclement weather.