Brogdale Seeks Cherry-Aid

Brogdale Collections, has acres of orchards, many bursting with ripe cherries, and it’s asking for help in finding them all a home. Like many local attractions, Brogdale has been hit hard by lockdown and forced to cancel several events.  This has affected the Charity in terms of income and has also impacted their ability to […]

CHARMING CHERRY WALKS WITH BROGDALE COLLECTIONS

CHARMING CHERRY WALKS WITH BROGDALE COLLECTIONS Brogdale reopens its orchards with self-guided Cherry Orchard Walks For anyone seeking to escape the house or office for some fresh air and gorgeous countryside, the Orchard Walks at Brogdale Collections are an ideal option.  The charity is now reopening its beautiful orchards and operating self-guided walks so visitors […]

FANTASTIC FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS FROM BROGDALE COLLECTIONS

FANTASTIC FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS FROM BROGDALE COLLECTIONS Men can be notoriously tricky when it comes to buying them presents, which makes Father’s Day gift shopping a challenge.  However, choosing an experience or activity for dad can be the perfect solution. Brogdale Collections, near Faversham, has a series of workshops scheduled for later this year […]

Eton Mess Cheesecake Recipe from Jane Beedle

Eton Mess Cheesecake Recipe from Jane Beedle On a hot day you don’t want to be slaving in the kitchen, this is a no bake cheesecake that needs chilling but no gelatine so great for vegetarians too.  I used strawberries but any lovely summer fruits, raspberries, apricots or peaches would be great too. Time:               […]

Gardening hints and tips for June

Gardening Hints and Tips for June By Brogdale’s Sirplantalot! Apples will naturally thin their crop in early June – the ’June Drop’. After this they should be thinned by hand to one or two fruits per cluster.  This helps to get even sized healthy fruit and can avoid biennial bearing with a heavy crop one […]

FAVERSHAM FRUIT CHARITY FEATURED ON NATIONAL TV

FAVERSHAM FRUIT CHARITY FEATURED ON NATIONAL TV Brogdale Collections, appeared on nationwide television in early May, featuring on BBC’s Gardeners World. Presenter Carol Klein presented an item about cherry trees and blossoms filmed at Brogdale’s orchards located just outside Faversham. She looked at many aspects of growing and enjoying cherry trees; studied some of the […]

Brogdale Bee Colonies

BROGDALE WELCOMES TWO NEW BEE COLONIES View both videos here: Video 1 Video 2 With of acres of orchards, Brogdale Collections heavily relies on pollinators such as bees. To help ensure the trees have as much help with this as possible, we recently welcomed two new colonies of bees. Unbelievably, the buzzy, busy parcels arrived […]

COOKERY MASTERCLASSES – LOCK DOWN STYLE!

COOKERY MASTERCLASSES – LOCK DOWN STYLE! Great British Bake Off finalist, Jane Beedle, was due to be holding a series of Cookery Masterclasses at Brogdale Collections. Each one focusing on topical or seasonal fruit and produce. She is a great baker, wonderful cook and also a rather lovely person – so we’re over the moon […]