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    Winter Pruning at Gracemount Walled Garden

    Date: 20 February 2020

    Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am

    Join us to prune the fruit trees at Gracemount Walled Garden. Opportunity to learn the key principles in fruit pruning. No prior experience necessary, all welcome. Come and visit an old Edinburgh walled garden and find out about this unique community growing project. Event supported by The Orchard Project and Read more [...]

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    Weekend Training Series: Orchard Foundations

    Date: 22 February 2020 - 23 February 2020

    Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Join us for a two-day introduction to orchards, 10am-4pm each day. The course is open to all skill levels; no experience required. Includes classroom time and practical skill development in the orchard. Saturday with Jo Homan: fruit tree identification; tree physiology, processes and lifecycles; assessing tree health; orchard history. Sunday Read more [...]

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    Graft Your Own Apple Tree

    Date: 14 March 2020

    Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

    Learn how to graft apple trees by hand using the traditional ‘whip and tongue’ knife method, and take two trees home with you. You will learn about the history and theory of grafting and have plenty of time to make practise cuts before creating two trees to take home (with Read more [...]

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    Create Your Own Heritage Fruit Trees: Grafting School

    Date: 26 March 2020

    Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

    Join us for an evening of heritage variety apple, pear, quince or medlar tree grafting in The Northern Quarter, Manchester. We’ll supply you or your chosen guest all they need to take away at least one dwarfing (M27) and/or semi vigorous (M116/Quince C) rootstock. With locally sourced heritage variety cultivars Read more [...]

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    Create Your Own Heritage Fruit Trees: Grafting School

    Date: 27 March 2020

    Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

    Join us for an evening of heritage variety apple, pear, quince or medlar tree grafting in The Northern Quarter, Manchester. We’ll supply you or your chosen guest all they need to take away at least one dwarfing (M27) and/or semi vigorous (M116/Quince C) rootstock. With locally sourced heritage variety cultivars Read more [...]

  • Organic Food Growing Course

    Date: 25 April 2020 - 30 May 2020

    Time: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

    If you are just starting out, or would like to get some more detailed knowledge of food growing, then this course is for you. Over 6 weeks you will learn everything you need to know to confidently grow your own fruit and veg. including: Preparing your growing area Planning what Read more [...]

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    Weekend Training Series: Resilient and Healthy Orchards

    Date: 16 May 2020 - 17 May 2020

    Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Join us for a two-day introduction to orchards, 10am-4pm each day. The course is open to all skill levels; no experience required.  Includes classroom time and practical skill development in the orchard. Saturday with Russell Miller: recognising and boosting biodiversity in orchards; assessing tree health; common orchard pests; common orchard Read more [...]

  • Bud-Grafting Fruit Trees – One day workshop

    Date: 25 July 2020

    Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

    Saturday 25th July 2020 10.30am-3.30pm at The Lodge Victorian Walled Garden, Carshalton  Just £55 Learn how to propagate fruit trees by budding in our new one day workshop.  « You’ll work with heritage apple and pear trees in our Victorian walled garden « All participants take home two heritage budded rootstocks, Read more [...]