The end of the season

Although we still have a large variety of good quality apples, we will not have any specific opening times now until next year’s plum harvest. However, please ring or email us after Monday 30th October if you would like to pop in to buy some apples / juice / hampers for Christmas gifts.
Thank you for all your custom this year!!! We do appreciate it.

Apple Weekend

This weekend is our Apple Weekend. We will be open tomorrow – Saturday, from 10am – 6pm and Sunday 10am – 5pm. Come and try our extensive variety of ready picked apples. We have the following for PYO –
Bramley, Rubinette, Idared, Falstaff, Royal Gala and, Ashmead’s Kernel. Ready picked are 60p/lb (£1.32/kg) and PYO 40p/lb (£ 88p/kg).
We are happy to juice your own apples or those you buy here – bring your own containers. This juice will last for about 3 days in the fridge. You can of course buy our apple juice which will last until next year!
Throughout the w/e there will be short talks on how to prune apple trees. Bring a photo of your tree if you wish.

Fruit update 23rd September 2017

All plums and damsons have now finished. New apples this week are Laxton Superb, Charles Ross, Red Pippin and Pixie. We are sure that more will be ready as the week progresses.
This week’s opening times are –
Today – Saturday 23rd September 10 – 6pm
Tomorrow – Sunday 24th September 10 – 5pm
Monday – 24th September 11 – 5pm
Tuesday – 25th September 10 – 6pm
Wednesday 26th September 11 – 6pm
Thursday 27th September 10 – 5pm
Friday 28th September 10.30 – 6pm
Saturday 29th September – Why not come between 10 and noon and join us in The Woodpecker for our Macmillan Coffee Morning?

Fruit update 16th September 2017

All the plums have gone though there are still some damsons.
We now have a good variety of apples both for sale and ready to pick –
Cox, Bramley, Greensleeves, Russets, Lambourne, King of Pippins, Rubinette, Jupiter, Laxton Superb, Spartan, Epicure, Sunset.
NB our apple w/e is October 7th / 8th

Opening times this week –
Today – Saturday 16th September 9 – 6pm
Tomorrow – Sunday 17th September 10 – 5pm.
Monday – 18th September 11-5pm
Tuesday – 19th September 1 – 5pm
Wednesday 20th September 11 – 5pm
Thursday 21st September 10 – 6pm
Friday 22nd September 11 – 6pm

Fruit update 2/9/17

Opening times this week.
We are open today until 6pm.
Tomorrow – Sunday 3rd September 10 – 5pm
Monday 4th September 11 – 5pm
Tuesday 5th September CLOSED ALL DAY
Wednesday 6th September 11 – 5pm
Thursday 7th September 10 – 6pm
Friday 8th September 9 – 2pm
Saturday 9th September CLOSED ALL DAY
Sunday 10th September. The Tour of Britain is passing us so the road outside will be closed until 12.30pm. Fruit will be left for sale outside of the shop after that and we will be open at 4pm until 6pm

We still have plums (finishing in the next few days) and damsons. Plenty of apples!

Fruit update 28th August 2017

Unless Paul finds the odd plum at the top of a tree, Victorias are finished. Croppers and Burbanks are still available but we think that by next weekend, all plums will have finished though there will still be damsons. There are Bramleys and various varieties of eating apples to pick.
This week’s opening times are –
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11 – 6pm
Wednesday 10 – 5pm

Fruit w/b 21st August 2017

Thanks to all those who visited us for our Plum Weekend, over £200 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support and our local church. The Spetchley Artists and Cameraderie Camera Club put on a magnificent exhibition.

Victorias are coming to an end. Purple and Yellow Pershore s are few and far between. We have Marjories, Burbanks, Croppers, Warwickshire Droopers, Edwards as well as damsons.
Apples – Bramley, Katy, Worcester, Epicure.
We will be open Monday 21st 11 – 5pm
Tuesday 22nd 10-5pm
Wednesday 11 – 5pm
Thursday 10 – 5
Friday 11 – 5.

Plum Weekend

Just a reminder that it is our plum weekend coming up. Paul will be giving his orchard tours at 11am, 2pm and 4pm on the Saturday and 1pm on the Sunday.
You may find the following article interesting. It has appeared in the Evesham Journal and The Worcester News this week.
http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/15474989.Couple_land_a_plum_property_with_a_new_lifestyle/?ref=erec

Fruit update 13th August 2017

This week’s opening times are –

Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th August- 11am – 6pm

Tuesday 16th – Friday 18th 10am – 5pm

We now have PYO  Edwards and Victorias – £1/lb (£2.20/kg)  as well as Purple and Yellow Pershores 70p/lb (£1,54 / kg)

Apples – none to PYO yet. Ready picked – George Cave; Epicure; Katy – some apples are few in numbers this year.

Bramleys are just starting.

Damsons – will be ready probably next w/e.

Next Saturday and Sunday is our Plum Weekend. More details to follow in the next few days eg times for Paul’s walking talks round the orchard. Don’t forget that there will be an Art Exhibition all weekend in The Woodpecker, with the Pictures, Plums and Pimm’s event on the Sunday afternoon from 3 – 5.30pm, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support and our local church.

Plum update from 9th August 2017

Victorias are plentiful but no PYO yet.

Purple and Yellow Pershores now 70p lb (£1.54 / kg) PYO; £1 lb (£2.20 / kg) ready picked.

Belles PYO and ready picked though coming to their end.

Excalibur ready picked.

Cooking apples should be ready soon.

Opening Times –

Wednesday 9th August 11am-5pm

Thursday 10th August 10am – 6pm

Friday 11th August 11am – 6pm

Saturday 12th August 10am – 5pm

Sunday 13th August 10 – 5pm