Community Orchards

We currently have three Community Orchards in Salisbury:

Fisherton Recreation Ground   

Bishopdown

Lower Bemerton

For further information about our orchards and the varieties of fruit trees at these sites, please click here

Apple Day 2015:

This year's Apple Day celebrations will take place on Sunday 18th October from 10am - 12.30pm at the Community Orchard, Fisherton.

Apple Day 2014:

Last year's Apple Day, held on Sunday 19 October at  the Community Orchard, Fisherton, was a great success with around 60 people joining in the fun in juicing apples, tasting a wide range of British fruit, making colourful felt toffee apples, and being entertained by the wonderful Mrs Apples.

           British apple tasting                         Apple juicing with WIltshire Wildlife Trust         Chopping apples ready for juicing

British Apple TastingApple juicing with Wiltshire Wildlife TrustChopping apples reading for juicing

                    

                   Entertainment from Mrs Apples

Entertainment from Mrs Apples

 

 

 

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Fun with Apples:

Apple Quiz

Apple Quiz answers

Apple Word Search

Orchard Word Puzzle

Orchard Word Puzzle answers


Facts about Apples:

Pruning Notes

Apple Pests and Diseases

Make an Insect Home

Maintaining A Healthy Orchard

 

Recipes for Apples:

Apple Magic Recipes, Apple and Celeriac Soup, Rollmop, Apple, and Potato Salad, Roasted Butternut Squash with Apple, Shallots, Olives and Feta, John Dory with Cider, Apples and Cream, Apple Bread, Parsnip and Apple Cake, Baked Apple and Almond Pudding, Pommes Au Beurre, La Tarte Aux Pommes, Apple and Amaretti Tart, Apple, Orange and Apricot Crumble, Apple Pavlova
 

Useful links about Apples:

Brogdale

Home of the National Fruit Collection, suppliers of expert advice and the original trees for our Orchards

Triscombe Nurseries

Suppliers of additional trees in our Orchards

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

We are proud to haved worked with Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and their Food Champions Programme.

Orange Pippin

Visit this site for extensive lists and descriptions of apples

Common Ground

An environmental and arts organisation with lots of information on apples and Community Orchards