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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 would like your trees in better condition, then this course is for you. Some clear classroom instruction following by a demonstration and lots of hands-on practice. Bring lunch; drinks will be provided. With Jane Schofield & Tattwa Gyani Non-Members: £14.00 Members: £12.00 Join Now Click Here Pre-Booking Only (Please do not…Find out more »
A Brighton Permaculture Trust course. Learn how to improve the health and productivity of old fruit trees by appropriate pruning. Skills learnt will also be applicable for pruning younger fruit trees and other trees/shrubs. Day 1: Stanmer Park (near University of Sussex), Brighton, Sussex. Get directions to our meeting point near the church in Stanmer Park. Day 2: Private orchard/house at Barcombe, near Lewes, Sussex. Cost (depending on income): £52.50-£247.50 Tutor: Bryn Thomas Visit the website for full details and booking. Find more BPT courses & events…Find out more »
Learn how to care for new and established fruit trees and orchards, to ensure health and productivity. This course complements the course Planning and Planting a Small Orchard. Venue: Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PZ Cost (depending on income): £35-£175 Tutors: Bryn Thomas, Peter May Visit the website for full details and to book the course.Find out more »
A free workshop and guided tour featuring Sussex apple tree varieties, suitable for families. After visiting Home Farm Orchard at Stanmer the workshop will continue to Racehill Community Orchard. Participants are welcome to bring a picnic lunch to have in the orchard afterwards. Venues: Home Farm Orchard, Stanmer Park, Lewes Road BN1 9PZ Racehill Community Orchard, Swanborough Drive, Brighton BN2 5QB Tutor: Peter MayFind out more »
The course encourages participants to develop practical skills in the propagation of fruit trees. Learn the technique of chip budding, using a grafting knife to graft an apple variety onto a rootstock. This method is used to propagate fruit trees such as apple, pear, plum and cherry, for both commercial and garden production and is carried out between late July and the end of August. Background information will be provided on the selection and purchase of rootstocks, collection of propagating…Find out more »