Hort Course: Late Summer Prune

29, 3 September / 9:30am - 3:00pm

Learn to prune fruit trees in the summer.

£ 150 per person.

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"The trees which are pruned, watered and nurtured by caring hands bear the greatest fruits; it is the same with people." - Bryant H. McGill.

Join Andy ‘Apples’ Lewis, Specialist Fruit Grower, as he leads a day of summer pruning fruit trees in the garden.

The day begins by becoming acquainted with the fruit trees in the garden and your tools. Andy then guides you as you prune different trees to a variety of styles. You cover why to prune, when to prune, where to prune and how to prune different forms (espalier, step-overs, single cordons, double cordons, Belgian fence). Several species of fruit tree are worked on giving you a comprehensive understanding of how to prune fruit regardless of the size of your balcony, garden, allotment or farm.

All materials and equipment are provided.

Please wear sturdy footwear and practical clothing.

Includes: Tea & coffee on arrival with the Bakery’s signature cinnamon bun, ending with lunch.