Grown in the heart of East Sussex

Burwash Gardener’s Question Time – May 11th 2017

Burwash Horticultural Society are hosting a local gardener’s question time at Burwash Village Hall, 11th May 2017, at 7pm.  Free admission and refreshments available.  A panel of local nursery men and a member from Batemen’s National Trust will answer as many questions regarding your gardens.

Firle Place Garden Show 21-23 April 2017

Sussex Fruit Trees exhibited at this show and would like to thank all the visitors who braved the cold wind to make the show a success.  This was the 10th year of the show and the organisers to celebrated provided plants to the Firle Estate.  The Head Gardener chose to have some fruit trees to start renewing the walled garden orchard.  The Head Gardener and a representative from the Woodland Trust planted a fruit tree each day supplied by Sussex Fruit Trees.

They chose a Onward pear to cross pollinate with the wall trained pears, Opal plum and a Sussex variety of apple, Hawkridge, originally from Hellingly, not far from Firle.

Head Gardener of Firle Estate and member of Woodland Trust

Hole Park Snowdrop Day

Hole Park in Kent near Rolvenden will be open to the public to view the gardens and also a group of specialist nurseries ‘The Plant Fairs Roadshow’ will be exhibiting. Sunday 5th February 2017.

Gardeners’ Question Time – 22nd September 2016

At All Saints’ Church, Old Heathfield, East Sussex, at 7.30pm September 22nd a Gardeners’ Question Time is taking place.  A panel of four horticulturalists, (two nursery men, a garden designer and myself) are taking questions.  Tea and coffee available. £5 tickets from Jean 01435 86 37 84 or on the door.

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Plumpton College Open Day – May 14th

I will be exhibiting at this years Plumpton College Open Day, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, BN7 3AE. It would be great to see you to discuss your fruit tree requirements.

Plumpton College hosts an open day every year and it is a great family day out. There are numerous things to see and do, from tractor and trailer tour, see the farm animals with other show events taking place. See Plumpton College web site for details. www.plumpton.ac.uk

Wealden Times Mid Summer Fair – June

Come and see me at Hole Park, Rolvelden. See my display and ask your questions.
Thursday 9th, Friday 10th and Saturday 11th June.
www.wealdentimesfair.co.uk/events for details.

New Tree Shapes for 2016

Double Cordons

A cordon with two vertical branches. Christmas Pippin and Scrumptious available in this form £60 each.  More varieties in autumn 2016.

Double Cordon

Double Cordon

Double U Trees

A tree with four vertical branches are now available.
James Grieve, Golden Delicious, Conference and Opal available in this form £90 each.

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Double U Cordon

Fairlight Hall Plant Fair 19-20th September

Fairlight Hall, Martineau Lane, Fairlight, Nr Hastings, East Sussex, TN35 5DR, is having plant fair set in the fantastic grounds of the hall.  There is a wide range of plants on offer from continental and specialist nurseries as well as national collection holders.  There is plenty to tempt and please both garden lovers and plantspeople alike.  There are talks taking place throughout both days and held in the plant fair marquee.

Whilst visiting the fair take the opportunity to visit the gardens.  Refreshments will be available and enterance to the gardens are £5.

You can meet Sussex Fruit Trees at the fair to discuss your fruit tree requirements including orchard planning.

Show Opening 10am-4pm on both Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September 2015.

see www.fairlighthall.co.uk

 

Broad Oak & Heathfield Community Festival, 6th June, 2015

Broad Oak & Heathfield Community Festival, Broad Oak Village Hall, Burwash Road, Broad Oak, East Sussex.

Come along and see me at this festival and discuss your fruit tree desires, issues and requirements with me (Mark Piper) and have a great fun day out.

Show Stand 2Heathfield Show Stand 2015