Hello, please consider yourself invited to the: Formal Ceremony for planting the first apple trees Saturday 23 February 2013 Programme 10.30am Arrival and introductions 10.40am Formal welcome from Paul Christie, Chair of HICOP 10.45am Planting of First Apple Tree Ceremony with Paul Christie, Councillor Ray Manning (Leader of South Cambridgeshire District Council) and Max Parish […]
We are all delighted by how well the first volunteer work weekend went – so successfully, in fact, that we finished work on the Saturday.
On October 20th, a small group of us headed down to the orchard site to mark out the boundary for the forthcoming hedging and fencing work scheduled to take place in November.
On Saturday 9th June, HICOP began trials for the wildflower meadow that is to be part of the orchard. Three areas were chosen around the site and three test pits were dug in each area. As a control, one test pit from each area was left alone with nothing being planted in it. The other […]