It’s been a while since the last blog post, and a lot has happened; some good, some not so good (to say the least…). The 2019 harvest was surprisingly good, coming after a bumper crop in 2018. Some of the cider apples (Tremlett’s Bitter and most of the Dabinett) took […]

A year of contrasts

2016 has been a bumper year for apples! Practically every fruit grower in Cumbria has had a greater-than-usual crop. The late spring stayed warm right through to the end of June and was followed by mild damp weather which swelled the fruit. Then September and October were sunny once more, […]

Bountiful harvest in 2016