5th March to 20th March at Brogdale Collections
**Please note, this course is currently on hold and will not be going ahead in March due to continuing lockdown restrictions. Depending on the weather, the courses may go ahead in April. Please check Brogdale’s website for ongoing updates.**
This one day winter pruning course will introduce you to pruning your fruit trees from mature trees that need restoring to newly planted trees that need to be formed. The course covers basic techniques and methods to start training your own espaliers and fans.
The day will cover different elements of fruit trees, why prune, what equipment to use, when to prune and preliminary steps. There will also be an overview of the different types of tree forms and rootstocks.
The afternoon will consist of a pruning demonstration and practical work in the orchards. Individual case studies can be discussed.
Refreshments and light lunch provided.
Dates: 5th, 6th, 19th and 20th March
Time: 10am until 4pm
Location: Brogdale Farm, Faversham