Today’s blog is written by Hazel, one of our volunteers, who, like many of the other volunteers, brings a rich, personal heritage of gardening experience to her work in the Fota Victorian Working Garden.
Sally’s choice…. William Baylor Hartland and Árd Cairn Russet apple trees
I spent a very informative morning in the Fota Frameyard at a Pruning Workshop last week with the very knowledgeable Ian. After which we all went into the Orchard to assist him in pruning the old Fota apple trees back into a manageable shape. I went home inspired and determined to see if I couldn’t reinvigorate my own apple trees, one of which is an ‘Árd Cairn Russet’.