Category Archive: Seasonal Activities

Oct 25 2018

Juicing of the apples

The season is going well with the making of apple juice. The late varieties are being hand picked off the trees which are Bramley’s Seedling, Jonagold, Braeburn etc.The apples will be pressed to get the juice and then bottled and pasteurised so you can enjoy the full flavour of the apple variety as a juice …

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Sep 22 2018

Apple juicing season has started.

Here are Jus, we have been busy hand picking and juicing the early varieties of apples as they ripen. The varieties we have processed so far is the Discovery, Katy, Worcester Pearmain and Tom Putt. In the next couple of weeks we will be making the Greensleeves and Lord Lambourne apple juices. The apples are …

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Jul 10 2018

Summer Season

We are having summer weather, hot, sunny and very dry. The apples are growing on the trees, with the roots deeper in the ground, are taking up the moisture that is still there at the moment. The ground in is very dry on top  and the grass is very slowly growing, less mowing to do. …

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Apr 23 2018

Spring 2018

The days are drawing out now and with this warmer weather, the apple trees are starting to wake up from the winter.  The pruning of the trees has now finished. The buds on the trees are starting to grow to produce the blossom and the leaves.  The blossom is the flowers and these will hopefully …

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Jan 24 2018

Winter Season 2018

The winter season is really here with a mixture of snow, rain, frost and a bit of sunshine.  The apple trees look beautiful when they are covered in white snow. At this time of year we go around each tree and prune the trees by cutting out old branches to encourage new growth, also to …

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Nov 07 2017

Autumn Season 2017

Here at Jus, we have been busy making the different varieties into delicious apple juice, as the apples ripen on the trees. We make the apple juice when the apples are ripe and of full of their natural flavour so we can drink and taste that apple variety all year round. It have been an …

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Jan 09 2017

Winter Season January 2017

The apples have all been harvested in and been made into the delicious different varieties of apple juice. The juicing season went really well with lovely mild and on the whole dry weather. The apples were ready for juicing later this season as we had a late spring, the apples still produced their great individual …

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Jul 18 2016

July 2016 Summer Season

I’am writing this today which they are forecasting the hottest day so far which could be 26 + degrees centigrade. Summer has arrived, how long will it last !!! The early part of summer has been a mixed bag with very heavy thunder downpours that put down a lot of rain in a short time …

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Apr 18 2016

April 2016 Spring is here

Spring has arrived, with the cowslips, bluebells and Tulips are all flowering now. We have had some wet weather with a mixture of dry weather. Our ground is quite wet in places as the ground hasn’t had time to dry before the next lot of rain comes. We are having some slight frosts at nights. …

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Jan 19 2016

January 2016

We wish you all a Very Happy New Year. Well December and beginning of January was a very unusual mild month which was lovely for us. The apple trees how ever would like to have it colder below 7 degree Celsius  so they can rest over the winter months  and then have more energy in …

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