DCSIMG

Pupils branch out to grow town apples

Kenilworth School was hosting the official opening of the community orchard on Wednesday. Head Teacher Haydon Abbott presented trees to local primary schools. Also pictured in the group are teachers Hillary Hughes, Alison Pointon and Heather Davies, who co-ordinated the event, and President of Kenilworth Lions Club Kit Leck.     
MHLC 21-11-12 orchard Nov 12

Kenilworth School was hosting the official opening of the community orchard on Wednesday. Head Teacher Haydon Abbott presented trees to local primary schools. Also pictured in the group are teachers Hillary Hughes, Alison Pointon and Heather Davies, who co-ordinated the event, and President of Kenilworth Lions Club Kit Leck. MHLC 21-11-12 orchard Nov 12

GREEN-fingered pupils have passed down their growing skills after handing over apple trees to younger children to help increase orchards and help rare fruit varieties thrive.

Keen Kenilworth School pupils donated a selection tress grown at their Community Orchard on Leyes Lane to town primary schools to help them develop similar schemes and increase the number of apples grown in the town.

They also hope the move will give the UK’s endangered habitats a boost and spread the word about local produce.

The apple trees were handed over at a special ceremony as well as advice on care and maintenance on how to nurture the Wyken Pippin, Elizabeth Annie and Shakespeare varieties.

 

Comments

 
 

Back to the top of the page