is used by visiting schoolchildren for activities such as harvesting the nuts and using them to make biscuits.
We are offering three models of the Nuttery
Feed Safe feeder at some 12 per cent below normal prices.
Nick Dolan will give a lunchtime lecture on the Nuttery
of Washington Old Hall between noon and 12.
Washington Old Hall - which has a family connection to George Washington, the first president of the United States - also happens to be home to what is believed to be the region's only dedicated Nuttery
, which has this year produced a bumper crop of hazelnuts.
will be planted within the Washington Village Conservation Area.
There are plans to develop a nuttery
growing hazelnuts and St Mary's Inn honey is already being used at Jesmond Dene House.
The trees in what is believed to be the North East's only nuttery
have yielded a large crop this year and children from the town's Barmston Village Primary School have been drafted in to help with the harvest.
Hidden behind high walls at the bottom of a wooded valley, this garden includes ponds, a Nuttery
and Edwardian conservatory as well as a manicured lawn perfect for picnics.
This is engaging project will help involve One aim is to create wildlife habitats in the Old Hall's Nuttery
, an area of land planted with nut trees such as hazel, filbert and almond.
October 20, In A Nut Shell, Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, 11am-4pm: Taste freshlypressed apple juice and honey and nuts from the hall's nuttery
and orchard, as well as find out more about beekeeping, foraging, growing and preserving food, rag making and other traditional crafts.
The chutney making afternoon will use onions and courgettes grown at Washington Old Hall, as well as plums from the Nuttery
and other components foraged locally.
In addition to the orchard, quince, greengage, damson, plum, cherry and pear trees are being planted in the property's nuttery
along with another six British apple varieties.
Instead you have a sunny south facing terrace backed by the house famously clad in Boston Ivy that is just beginning to take on its fiery purplish red autumnal hue, a nuttery
and a small ornamental flower garden.
On a visit to Washington he was introduced to the property's bees, which live in the Nuttery
wildflower meadow, and suggested using their honey to create the commemorative drink.
A nature trail has been opened in the hall grounds, taking in the Jacobean garden and nuttery
, and a series of five lectures will be held at Holy Trinity Church in Washington village all starting at 7pm.