Long Meadow on UTV’s Rare Breeds

UTV - Rare Breeds

January 2018

PRUNING

Pat and Peter take advantage of the winter by pruning the trees.

UTV - Rare Breeds

March 2018

Field Work

Early spring brings snow to the orchards and Pat ventures out with the tractor.

UTV - Rare Breeds

May 2018

Blossom

The weather has improved and the apple trees are in full blossom.

UTV - Rare Breeds

May 2018

Blossom

The McKeevers attend the Balmoral Show to display their apple products.

UTV - Rare Breeds

June 2018

Open Farm Weekend

Long Meadow Farm opens its doors to the public with lots to see and do.

UTV - Rare Breeds

July 2018

Sun Burned Apples

Pat keeps an eye on the trees to make sure they cope with the dry spell.

UTV - Rare Breeds

August 2018

Starting Harvest

The team goes to work to harvest the bumper crop of apples.

UTV - Rare Breeds

September 2018

Finishing Harvest

Pat surveys the damage as a big storm brings havoc to the orchards.

UTV - Rare Breeds

October 2018

Pressing

The harvested apples are processed for Long Meadow's ciders and vinegars.

UTV - Rare Breeds

December 2018

End of Year

The last bins leave the yard and Pat assesses the 2018 year.
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