Welland Legacy Park Orchard is a 2/3 acre public park in the Town of View Royal. Planted by Rex Welland over the course of his life, the orchard is home to over 200 fruit trees, including many rare varieties of apple, pear, plum, hazelnut, fig, grapes, kiwi, paw paw, and others! At the time of his passing, Rex put a large section of his home orchard into a land trust with The Land Conservancy, and bequeathed the property to the Town in perpetuity. Rex’s vision was to have his land utilized as a public resource, where multiple generations could come to learn and be nourished.
Starting in August of 2013, LifeCycles is working with the Town of View Royal to turn the Welland Legacy Park Orchard into a community resource. LifeCycles will be installing irrigation, signage, a composting toilet, a tool shed and covered teaching area in the orchard. We will also be working with local community members to maintain and harvest these rare and beautiful trees.
To get involved as an individual or organization, please contact Matthew - email@example.com