Community orchard planted in Earley
On a bright but blustery spring morning, a group of Earley Town Council park rangers, university students and local volunteers - not forgetting the Mayor - planted out a new community orchard in the town. The location is to the east of the BMX track in the Paddick Drive reserve. A total of 21 trees were planted, chosen for their association with Berkshire and historic importance. The trees planted were:
After all the hard work, the team enjoyed home-made cakes supplied by the Mayor and Jean!
Below are some pictures taken during the planting. Click here to see a sketch showing where the various trees were planted.
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