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Freshly frozen summer fruit

What happens in the winter?

The pick your own summer fruit has finished for 2012 but you can still have your taste of summer! The farm shop opens daily, stocked with freshly frozen fruit and local produce. The farm keeps us busy throughout the winter, with pruning, planting and maintenance tasks – read our fruit grower’s diary for more information on […]

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Sweetcorn growing in the fields

August on the farm

August is the afternoon of the summer fruit season: the earlier cropping strawberries and gooseberries are coming to an end, the later raspberries and currants are fruiting with gusto, and we’re busy preparing the farm for its winter hibernation. Fruiting crops The late raspberry variety, Octavia, fruits until late August, and the black and red […]

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Broad bean blossom

The month of May

The month of May on the farm is a busy time: the crops are growing like crazy, getting ready for their time in the sun. It’s also the month before we open for pick your own, so we’re busy dusting down the scales and mowing the pathways. The strawberries go from blossom to green fruit […]

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