Monthly Archives: February 2013

The wider picture (video)

The London Road Station Partnership, Brighton, developed out of our local residents group, Ditchling Rise and Area Residents Association (DRARA). We still report back to DRARA meetings so that the neighbourhood more generally knows what we’re doing. Madeleine’s video, produced for DRARA’s … Continue reading

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Planting plans for 2013

This page is dedicated to Daphne who loves raising seed and now has some extra south facing window sills. I’m pretty useless at it, and I’m an anxious germinator. I love the moment when you see minute disturbance in the … Continue reading

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Pruning the mini-orchard

Bryn Thomas visited the garden to demonstrate winter pruning to LRSP members and the  group taking the Brighton Permaculture fruit growing course. Our six cordoned trees – four apples, two pears – have been pruned and the position of the … Continue reading

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Fruit tree pruning Sat 2nd Feb 1.15pm

It’s time for winter pruning of fruit trees. Our cordons are growing well, but the leader stems are reverting to upright. While they are dormant, we’ll probably need to adjust them by attaching them to the diagonal canes. We’ll see … Continue reading

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