WINTER NATURE UPDATE

Winter nature udpate from Brogdale Collections By Mike Roser In our latest nature news from Brogdale, our guide Mike Roser gives a snapshot into what to see right now in the orchards at Brogdale, in this latest winter nature update. “Residual leaves in the orchards reflect the speed of change as winter quickly approaches.  We’ve […]

Courses at Brogdale – perfect Christmas gifts

Give the gift of a rural experience for Christmas Brogdale Collections in Faversham has a packed programme of rural workshops planned for 2022 which are perfect gifts for anyone who loves growing, making or nature. Many of the courses take place in the orchards and buildings at Brogdale and are delivered by friendly, knowledgeable specialists. […]

Win an apple tree

THE TWELVE APPLE TREES OF CHRISTMAS! Twelve unique and precious apple trees from Brogdale are up for grabs! Did you know that when you buy an apple tree, it has almost certainly been grafted. This is because if you plant an apple pip, it doesn’t grow into the same variety of apple as the fruit […]

CELEBRITY ANTIQUES ROADSHOW VISITS BROGDALE

CELEBRITIES LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND’S APPLES Brogdale Collections featured in a fascinating episode of Celebrity Antiques Road Show on the 4th November.  Actress Victoria Smurfitt visited with antiques specialist Phil Serrell. They were keen to learn why Kent was called The Garden of England. Brogdale’s expert guide – Mike Austin – chatted to […]

Christmas at Brogdale Farm

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN BROGDALE, FAVERSHAM It’s good to shop local Not everyone is aware that there’s a lovely selection of local, independent businesses at Brogdale Farm. Many of them have some great options for Christmas gifts. If you’re trying to support local businesses and enjoy your Christmas shopping in Faversham – businesses at Brogdale are […]

Autumn wildlife at Brogdale

Beautiful spiders’ webs Autumn beckons and with the seasonal changes in the orchards of the National Fruit Collections comes the first foggy, dewy mornings and the tapestries of spiders` webs. It’s lovely to see the multitude of `sheets and orbs` across Brogdale’s orchards and grasslands, hedgerows and gardens.  The wildlife at Brogdale is fascinating whatever […]

Identify Your Apple Tree

Do you have an unidentified apple tree? Apple Tree Identification service from Brogdale. Autumn is the perfect time to seek help in identifying your apple tree.  Many people have apple trees in their garden which may have lost their name tags and their names are forgotten. However, understanding the variety of an apple is incredibly […]

The National Fruit Collection is one of the largest fruit collections in the world and is located at Brogdale Farm, near Faversham, Kent.

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