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Tree surgery and felling service, orchard rehabilitation
Technical document on cobnut growing in Ireland
Information and articles on future food security in Ireland, including on the possible role of nut crops
An assessment showing that nut and fruit crops could provide ten percent of Ireland's total calorie and protein requirements
Map of regions of Ireland with climate suitable for cobnut production
Map of Ireland showing regions where climate suitable for walnut production
Map of UK showing regions where climate suitable for walnut production
Information on permaculture
The Future is Trees is a Fruit and Nut initiative that seeks to establish long-term sustainable woodland, land rehabilitation and orchard projects the purpose of which is to provide knowledge and inspiration to others.
Advice on ground preparation and planting
Technical information on rootstocks
Tables shown pollination groups, harvest time, storage potential, usage and disease resistance of all the apple, cherry, damson, pear and plum varieties in our stocklists
Information for the intending cider apple grower
Information for the intending perry pear grower
In our view, by far the best practical course on sustainability to be found anywhere. Based in Bristol, UK, this pioneering and innovative course covers permaculture design, woodland management, organic horticulture, soil and ecology, re-localisation, green energy, green building and many other related topics.
From Congresso Ibérico do Castanheiro Vila Real, 20-22 Junho 2007
Published by the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, Vol VXI, 1884
Information on hedging, shelter-belt and woodland trees
Information on agroforestry and on criteria for grant assistance
The best source of information on nut-growing in Ireland
Radical and well informed advocacy group dedicated to ending unsustainable practices in agriculture, and promoting the alternatives. Excellent source of information.
Free-foraging, organically fed turkeys from Western Shore Organic Farm, Co. Mayo
Information on forest gardening
On-going research at fruitandnut
All about truffles!
Tree offers for educational institutions
Free fruit trees
Enquiries and further information
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