Majority of National Trust orchards report excellent harvest thanks to sustained good weather at critical time

A lack of late frosts, a largely warm, settled and lengthy spring resulted in a spectacular and prolonged blossom season, which when followed by rain in July and August has helped the fruit to swell. The harvest is also taking place slightly earlier than usual largely due to the warm spring which helped create the perfect weather conditions for pollinators like honeybees, bumblebees and solitary bees to get the fruit off to a good start. The conservation charity cares for over 200 tradit…

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Majority of National Trust orchards report excellent harvest thanks to sustained good weather at critical time