Half Term Fun with Bee Walks and Exhibition at Brogdale Collections For the June half term holiday this year we launched into our bee week of educational and interactive activities. THese were centered around the importance of pollinators to fruit farming and our wider environment. Brand new exhibition space In preparation for this we first […]
HANDS ON LEARNING FOR CHILDRENAt Brogdale Collections By Debi Adams, Education Officer at Brogdale About Brogdale’s Educational Programmes Brogdale Farm, in Faversham Kent, is home to the National Fruit Collection, which comprises over 4000 different varieties of Apples, Pears, Cherries, Quinces, Plums, Hazelnuts and Cobnuts, and a variety of soft fruits. We work with schools […]
SHARE YOUR BLOSSOM PHOTOS We were very sad to cancel our Hanami Blossom Festival as Brogdale’s orchards look glorious this time of year when the trees are all in bloom. So, we’ve decided to hold an ‘ONLINE HANAMI FESTIVAL’!If you have a blossom tree looking beautiful right now – why not send us a photo […]
Come along to Brogdale to celebrate the humble pear on Sunday 15 September! Enjoy a display of the pears in season from the 550 varieties in the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale – pears of all shapes, sizes and colours and flavours. Learn all about on the history of pears and the varieties.