Page 2 of 2

Pressing Time

Pressing apples is not so straight forward as pressing, say, grapes. You get grapes, squash them in a press and juice comes out. Apples have attitude. You take a kilo of apples, shove them in the press and squash them, you’ll get a kilo of bruised and battered apples but little juice.
Continue reading

Steve’s Apples

Had a call from Steve. He has trees that are laden with apples and they just fall. Time to go and rescue them.

Mike

Mike, being a target for falling (and thrown) apples

Continue reading

Been Harvesting

Spent our first afternoon harvesting apples from a garden in Nailsea. Took 3 truggs from Annie’s garden

20140922-211150.jpg

Mostly desert apples with a few culinary. Will be pressed shortly

Ring of Bells Cider Festival

 

20140906-151400.jpg

Ring of Bells Cider Festival

Continue reading

Maintenance

A beautiful sunny afternoon at the orchard. The blossom has mostly gone now and apples are beginning to grow.

20140519-103051.jpg

Continue reading

Harvesting

Picked 6 trugs of apples at the orchard. Evil wasps came and stung us several times. Mike said they weren’t his wasps cos his wasps are bees. ¬†Even so, we ended up with plenty of apples.

Apples

Apples ready for pressing

Newer posts »

© 2021 Nailsea Cider

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑