The community orchard planted in Ladywell Fields in 2011 is thriving, but like any orchard, it needs care and attention if the trees are to grow strongly and avoid disease. This is one of the Friends twice yearly volunteer sessions at which you can learn and help prune the trees, inspect and repair the guards, and mulch the trees with woodchip to keep the weeds down.
If you do come and you have any of the following, please bring them; thick gloves, sharp secateurs and garden buckets. Also at the risk of stating the obvious, please come in work clothes and robust shoes!
Pruning requires dry weather, so if it is raining, they will need to reschedule.