New to the orchard? Take a look at the About page for an introduction.

Recent Updates

  • 9 July: Some great photos from Get Growing 2018 by photographer Jane Sheppard - see photos page.


Wiki Registration & Membership (Wiki sign-up for existing orchard members / Joining the orchard)
Tasks & Projects (Current work to be done (or in progress) in the orchard)

(From here includes all files uploaded to Yahoo Group except those with sensitive/personal details)

Photos (Photo archive)
Meetings & Reports (Meeting agendas/minutes, reports, general admin files)
Orchard Contents (What plants and varieties we have)
Fruit and Veg Maintenance (planting and care of top/soft fruit and veg)
Infrastructure & Composting (Hard landscaping, tree works, seating, composting/disposal, hedges, etc)
General Orchard Principles (pest and disease control, organic methods, soil, fertility, etc)
Using the Fruit (Recipes, produce labeling, etc)

Events Diary

(See Project Sessions on Tasks & Projects page for more details of planned tasks on orchard work days)

Scheduled orchard work days will usually be on the first Sunday of each month. Other work days/evenings can be organised on an ad hoc basis using the MRCO email list.

Sunday 2 September Orchard workday 12.30pm on. Tasks include clearing, picking plums, steps repair. See Tasks & Projects page for more info.
Wednesday 3 October Autumn Orchard Meeting & AGM 7pm: 6-monthly orchard meeting at Karen O's house 61 Metford Road - all members encouraged to come along!