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Killerton Cider and Apple Weekend

Killerton Cider and Apple Day Event On Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 2012, Killerton National Trust Estate is hosting a National Apple Day celebration at the estate in Broadclyst, near Exeter, Devon. >>Cider festivals and Events , October The … Continue reading

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Bramley Apples and Bramley Apple Tree Pruning

The subject of making cider from Bramley apples and how to set about pruning Bramley apple trees keeps coming up. Here’s a recent video from Hermitage Farm which bemoans the lack of current demand for Bramley apples. It’s perhaps surprising, … Continue reading

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Real cider and Industrial Cider contrasted

From the bucolic and sunkissed to the urban and gritty, ciders are an unusual family of drinks. Real cider and Industrial Cider are contrasted here.   I don’t think any food or drink plummets through quality quite like cider. Its … Continue reading

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Pruning a neglected apple tree

Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise heritage Apples describes pruning a neglected apple tree in another tutorial video from the youTube series. What to do with a neglected old fruit tree? Do you want maximum fruit or a big tree to sit … Continue reading

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Pruning the Bramley Apple Tree – part 2

Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise heritage apples presents part 2 of pruning the Bramley apple tree. Wear gloves when using the sharp saw. Upward facing branch. Up against the collar. be careful when working in the middle of a tree. Removing … Continue reading

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Pruning the Bramley apple tree

Pruning the bramley apple tree, the famous cooking apple. The Bramley apple has a red flush, and it’s a good quality cooking apple which ripens to a yellow sweetness if kept long enough. But ┬áthe tree can be challenging. You … Continue reading

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