Despite the chilling wind and threatening snow, there was a good turnout of hardy allotmenteers for the first fruit tree pruning workshop held by Necton Allotment Society on Sunday, 12 February 2017. The session was delivered by Breckland Master Gardener, Robert French, who is well-known for his experience and knowledge of fruit trees.
The workshop was a combination of demonstration and practical application on some of the apple trees at the allotment. Once the work was done, there was of course plenty of home-made cake to enjoy with a hot drink.
After the session, our village reporter, Paul Young, spoke with Robert about the event and get some top tips: