Swailey has worked in the fruit growing industry since he was a teenager and has been part of the farm Management team for many years. Responsible from 2020 as Farm Manager for all the orchards and a team of year-round support staff, Swailey knows the land, the trees and the wildlife inside out. His observations on the environment, the developments in farming techniques, the weather and the wildlife makes a fascinating chronological history of the orchards at Fourayes.
Swailey’s Farm Reports: Winter 2022
The last apples have been picked but the apple growing process is never over. As winter approaches at Fourayes Farm and the apple harvest has been picked, you might think that there is little left to do until spring. However, preparation for the following year begins at the start [...]