The Orchard

The top of the garden, now the orchard, has changed slightly since 2015!

There was no orchard or wild nature pond in the garden at that time, only a rough piece of land that was used as a rubbish dump… We found a metal bed frame, saucepans, rocking horse, pottery, boots, trampoline and much more!

You wouldn’t believe how much glass, plastic and metal we removed from this part of the garden and we are still finding small pieces of glass and pottery to this day.

This is now my favourite part of the garden, the pond full of nature and the native wildflowers growing between the grasses. In a short space of time, it has become an important habitat for a wide range of wildlife including the chickens every now and then