Winter Pruning

Winter Pruning Insights from John Easton for fruit trees – Summer/ Autumn 2022 and How to prepare for 2023. Tis the season to be winter pruning… Gardeners know that growing can often be a challenge, but even accepting that is sometimes not enough. Following the rules of growing and winter pruning you may think that […]

Fruit picking volunteers

Harvesting and storing apples

The length of time an apple will store depends on variety and conditions of storage. If storing at home just remember that fruit of all types hate central heating. A cellar, garage or garden shed will be a more suitable site provided they are mouse free. They need a cool, dry, dark place. The apples […]

cherry blossom

Cherry blossom – how to see it.

When is the best time to see the blossom at Brogdale ? At Brogdale, we love sharing the beauty of nature with our visitors and all the wonderful sights, sounds, tastes and smells it has to offer. The blossoming of all the fruit trees, and especially the cherry trees is one of the most visually […]

FAMILY EASTER EGG TRAIL AT BROGDALE COLLECTIONS

Press Release Brogdale Collections is holding an Easter Trail in its beautiful blossom orchards near Faversham.  The weekend of family fun will include a visit from the Easter Bunny and the opportunity to track down hidden clues to win Easter prizes. April is a beautiful time of year at Brogdale’s orchards.  Thousands of fruit trees […]

Group tours at the largest fruit collection in the world!

Orchard group tours in Kent If you’re organising a group tour for people who are interested in spending time outdoors and enjoy gardening, horticulture and nature – then the orchard tours at Brogdale in Kent are the perfect answer! Brogdale Collections in Faversham helps provide access to and education about the National Fruit Collection. Set […]

New Cherry Blossom Orchard at Brogdale

PRESS RELEASE CELEBRATE LIFE AND LOVE WITH BROGDALE’S CHERRY BLOSSOM ORCHARD EXCITING NEW INITIATIVE LAUNCHED BY BROGDALE COLLECTIONS Opportunity to sponsor one of 100 beautiful ornamental cherry trees, set in the heart of the Garden of England. Brogdale Collections is creating a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity for the public and business community to take […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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