Nairn Viewfield Community Orchard
Planted in October 2017 by local residents, Nairn Youth Forum and pupils from Millbank Primary School, the community orchard is a public open space and a shared resource for the people of Nairn, managed by local volunteers and supported by Green Hive. We meet around once per month on a Sunday to care and maintain the orchard.
There are 10 apple trees, two plum, two pear and two cherry trees as well as a variety of berries.
The orchard is a place for community gatherings, and learning about fruit growing, a place for you to enjoy and once mature it will be a free source of nutritious food to the community.
Leaf mulch composting
Viewfield Park is also the home of our composting project. Each Autumn we gather the leaves in the park in to composting bays and turn last years leaves. Local residents also collect leaves from their own garden to add to the compost. After two years the leaves have broken down naturally in to nutritious garden mulch, which is used in the orchard, around the town’s many public flower beds and taken home to gardens around Nairn.
Keep an eye on our home page for any upcoming dates.