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Cider Making Slideshow

A cider making slideshow on Flickr shows the cider apples on the trees in the orchard, then fallen on the ground, picked up, ¬†collected in buckets and bagged. The cider fruit are then washed down in trays using a hose … Continue reading

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Devon Cider Brandy

Cider Brandy An award-winning Devon cider maker has started making a new cider brandy. After five years of patient waiting for the potent drink to mature in barrels, Yarde Real Drink has now come out with its own brandy. Yarde … Continue reading

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Summer pruning in the apple orchard

Are you keeping up to date with Stephen Hayes’ Fruitwise apple tree pruning Videos? This latest one is all about summer pruning. Summer pruning is a discretionary activity for orchard keepers, so you have to decide if it’s needed or … 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

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 ¬†the tree can be challenging. You … Continue reading

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