With the windbreak/deer fence now complete and the sheep decanted to another area we are now marking out the location of the trees. OCD was kicking in so I think our lines are straight enough and spacing accurate using a low tech method with 5m measuring planks and sight lines. All being well we anticipate our first batch of blended craft cider will be available in 2018.
|Bad light stopped play, but managed to get almost half the orchard "pegged out"
|All posts are numbered according to our orchard plan.
|Prototype tree protection. Scratching posts for the sheep.
|4 weeks of scratching and they appear to be up to the job. Time will tell.
|Our low tech method of measuring planks and sight lines has worked well.