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Identify Your Apple & Pear Tree

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

Birds and butterflies of Brogdale

Birds and butterflies of Brogdale By Mike Roser, Guide at Brogdale Collections – Butterfly below is a A Painted Lady – a migrant from the Mediterranean region and North Africa. With most of our spring migrant birds now in, and with prime territories already secured by our resident birds, there is an early dawn chorus […]

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 […]

Apples in the National Fruit Collection – Howgate Wonder

Apples in the National Fruit Collection – Howgate Wonder The National Fruit collection at Brogdale is home to over 2,000 apple varieties just waiting to be discovered. The Howgate Wonder is a cross between Blenheim Orange and Newton Wonder. It was first grown in 1916 at Howgate Lane in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight. The tree […]

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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