Apple Tree Pruning with Jody Cornfield
January 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm£70
Formative and winter fruit-tree pruning course, with a focus on Apple trees. Suitable for beginners onwards. The class will take place in the heritage orchard of Cotesbach Organic Gardens, which has many local and old varieties of apple trees.
On this course you will learn the theory behind why we prune; health benefits to the trees and fruit; practical arboricultural techniques; pruning cuts and tree care. Attendees should feel able to tackle their own trees by the end of the day.
Course fee includes all materials (and use of tools) and a delicious lunch from The Yard Cafe of a sausage roll (or veggie alternative on request) with salads and a piece of cake.
Useful to bring: secateurs, loppers or pruning saws. Drinks and snacks. Sturdy footwear and waterproofs.