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This course covers the process of initial orchard planning, along with the selection and planting of fruit trees. There will also be discussions and advice on community aspects of the subject matter. 9.30am-5pm Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PZ Cost: £35-£175 (depending on income) Course tutors: Bryn Thomas, Peter May See website for full details. ***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website: brightonpermaculture.org.uk/courses/fruitorchards/plantingorchard… Find out more »
7 December 2019 – Jeacock’s Orchard, Cow Lane, Tring, HP23 5NS. 1000-1530. Tutor Anna Baldwin This one-day workshop is aimed at those with an interest in caring for older fruit trees. The emphasis will be on the pruning and care of aged apple trees which have already received some restorative pruning. This workshop is ideal for anyone who has attended a previous course on restorative pruning or for those who have trees that had some restorative pruning work carried out…… Find out more »
Old, overgrown, neglected or unproductive trees, or those producing small unhealthy fruit can be improved with careful pruning. Overgrown trees are also at risk of damage in high winds. If you’d like your old trees to be in better condition, then this course is for you – the ever-popular and most longstanding of the OL courses. Some clear classroom education followed by a demonstration and then lots of hands on pruning practice. With Jane Schofield & Tattwa Gyani Non-Members: £14.00…… Find out more »
Join our Orchard team for a day to learn how and why we prune fruit trees in Winter The day will include an introductory talk and tour of the Orchard, followed by expert tuition in pruning and an opportunity to get hands-on with helping to prune Acorn Bank’s apple collection under the supervision of our Orchard team. Teas, coffees and a 2 course lunch will be provided by our tearoom. Please wear sturdy footwear and warm weatherproof clothing. Saturday 7th…… Find out more »
On the second Saturday of each month, Orchard experts are working in the orchard. They are available to advise and teach visitors how to look after fruit trees and orchards between 11am and 3pm. Normal admission applies, but no extra cost. 14th September – Harvest Time 12th October – Apple Identification Day – bring your apples from home to find out if you have a heritage variety growing in your garden. 9th November – Community Juicing Day. 11am – 3pm. A…… Find out more »