Restorative Apple Pruning Course
2nd April - 10am
Dr Anna Baldwin will lead the course. She has extensive experience in teaching pruning of traditional fruit trees including for National Trust.
Anna is passionate about saving old traditional orchards and teaching old skills including pruning fruit trees and grafting. She has learnt the art of how to identify apple and pear varieties.
The course will comprise of:
- an introduction to tree renovation, followed by a demonstration
- a practical session where participants will be able to prune, under supervision, the apple trees in the orchard. The principles also apply to pear trees.
- Safety equipment will be provided.
- Bring lunch or book a table in the restaurant at Jimmy’s Farm for 12:30pm
Please bring what you would normally prune with, including secateurs and sharpening tool, pruning saw and gloves if possible. Wear warm clothes and strong footwear. Bring photos of your trees for individual advice.
£45 per person (Limited numbers)