The South Lakeland Orchard Group was formed in 2007 by people who are passionate about orchard fruits in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England. In 2019 SLOG was awarded Plant Heritage National Collection status for Malus Domestica (North West English varieties).
Our aims are to conserve, maintain and renovate existing fruit orchards and encourage the planting of new orchards in the South Lakeland area recognising the importance of bio-diversity and the preservation of old local varieties of fruit.
Many members are re-invigorating their orchards using the traditional techniques used for hundreds of years in orchards. Others are actually planning new orchards for posterity.
Our members have a wide range knowledge about orchard maintenance, and also there is unparalled experience of local heritage varieties.
All members are welcome to sit in on our committee meetings which are held at 7.30pm at the Derby Arms, Witherslack.
SLOG members can get discounts from Beetham Nurseries (5% off all products), and RV Roger (10% off fruit trees and bushes). Please have your membership card and number ready to quote before your sale goes through the till.