Claire Fenwicke came to see us last Wednesday and this is the article in The Land last Friday. It is all about how we are trialling the use of a drone to keep the Gang-gangs from ruining our walnut crop. Have a read:
Chestnuts and walnuts should be ready to gather between mid-March and mid-April 2016.
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Farm Gate for green walnut picking will be open on the 19th and 20th December 2015.
We have 100 trees, some thirty years old. In mid December each year, when the inner shell is still soft and a needle is able to pass right through the whole nut, husk and all, it is a perfect time to harvest green walnuts.