RHS Garden Wisley
has had a bumper harvest of
apples this year and is inviting visitors to come and ‘forage for free’
in the Orchard and share in the glut of autumn fruit. All members and
visitors need to do is bring a bag, turn up between
Wednesday 30th October and Sunday 3rd November
) and help themselves for free. You will have to pay the entrance fee to the garden but RHS Members can enter for free.
The event is a one off chance to take home some of
the 600 different cultivars of apples that are grown at Wisley. These
include cultivars like Flower of Kent, which grew in Sir Isaac Newton’s
garden; Old Pearmain which has been grown in
Britain since 1200ad and the Codling, which is mentioned in
If you happen to be around Surrey from tomorrow till Sunday, then turn up with a bag and fill up!