Diary Dates

dscn2816Here are some dates for your diary:

Saturday December 17, 2016
Clearing of land for the Osterley Lock Orchard expansion.

This is a joint effort by Ealing park rangers, the Canals & Rivers Trust and the newly formed Friends of Osterley & Clitheroe’s Locks (FOCL). Meet on site 10:00 to 14:00.

Saturday January 21, 2017
The Piggeries Orchard Planting Day!

We will be planting a dozen fruit trees, edible hedging along the tow path and prickly (yet edible) hedging along the back wall. (See here for more about The Piggeries.) Watch our web site for details.

Saturday January 28, 2017
Brent Meadow Orchard planting day.

Help Trees for Cities and Ealing Council plant a new community orchard in Brent Meadow alongside Uxbridge Road, opposite Ealing Hospital. See their web site for details at http://www.treesforcities.org/projects/brent-meadow-ealing/, or see their design and survey here.

Saturday February 4, 2017
Orchard Trail 2017 planting day.

We’ll plant ten fruit trees to expand the Osterley Lock Orchard, replace vandalised trees in Elthorne Waterside and add some more. Watch our web site for details.

Every Tuesday
Come spring, we’ll resume our weekly tree and orchard care activities and social get-together every Tuesday evening. It’s thirsty work! Watch our web site and our Twitter for details.

Every First Saturday of the Month
We’ll boost our weekly Tuesday evening tree and orchard care every first Saturday in the month, starting some time in early 2017, to improve the levels of care and give more people a chance of becoming involved. Watch our web site and our Twitter for details.

Members will also find details of the Hanwell & Norwood Green Orchard Trail 2016 Christmas Party in their email inbox. Who is to say that there aren’t any perks of being a member? Click here to join!

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