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April 2019

GOT Annual General Meeting and afternoon walkabout at Longney Orchards

Saturday, 27th, April @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Anchor Inn, Epney GL2 7LN + Google Map
Free

At the Anchor Inn, Epney (10am-1pm), lunch there, followed by a walkabout (approx. 2 or 2.30-4pm) at our Longney Orchards.  Free for GOT members (and their household) and £2 for non members. Details of formal reports - Chairman's Report, Treasurer's Report and annual Accounts are below. Nominations Any nominations for officers (chairman and treasurer) and other items for discussion should be submitted to me, Ann Smith (coordinator/secretary) at least 10 days prior to the AGM.  info@glosorchards.org or ann@smithcovell.co.uk AGENDA Committee (13): Jonathan Briggs…

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Planning and caring for fruit grown in small spaces – an introduction

Saturday, 27th, April @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map
£30.00

Course fee £30 (HOCO members*), £45 (non-members) 8 places No previous experience needed. Places are limited. Early booking advised. For more information, and an application form, please contact: hocopips@gmail.com or(0117 373 1587Course details,dates,and application links also at:https://tinyurl.com/OLcourses2019 *HOCO member fees apply to current members(2018/2019) who renew for 2019/2020. They also apply to those who join as new members on, or after,1 February 2019.

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May 2019

Dawn Chorus walk at Hartpury

Sunday, 5th, May @ 5:00 am - 8:00 am
Hartpury Orchard Centre, Blackwells End
Hartpury, Gloucestershire GL19 3DB United Kingdom
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Dawn Chorus walk led by Keith Turner. Starts 5am followed by breakfast.

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Blossom time at Days Cottage

Sunday, 5th, May @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Days Cottage, Upton Lane
Brookthorpe, GL4 0UT
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Bring a picnic and spend an afternoon enjoying the orchards at Days Cottage. Covered space if the weather is unkind. Home of the Museum Orchard of Gloucestershire varieties of apple, mature and young orchards and forest garden. Apple cakes and hot spiced apple juice in the cosy yurt. Days Cottage juice, cider and perry and orchard honey and trees for sale. Needle felting craft. No need to book – just turn up! Sorry, no dogs in the yurt field but…

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Get Growing Fruit Trees – an introduction Day 2 of 4

Sunday, 5th, May @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map
£60.00

At Horfield Organic Community Orchard Sundays: 3 March, 5 May, 7 July, 8 September, 2pm - 4.30pm No previous experience needed. • March - Know your trees, their care needs, site, and soil • May - Pests, diseases, disorders • July - Pruning – why and how • September - Harvest, storage & preservation Course fee £60 (HOCO members*), £75 (non-members) Places are limited. Early booking advised. For more information, and an application form, please contact: hocopips@gmail.com or 0117 373 1587…

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Rogation Service at Hartpury

Sunday, 26th, May @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hartpury Orchard Centre, Blackwells End
Hartpury, Gloucestershire GL19 3DB United Kingdom
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Rogation Service in the orchard at 6pm

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June 2019

Planning and caring for fruit grown in small spaces – an introduction

Saturday, 15th, June @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map
£30.00

Course fee £30 (HOCO members*), £45 (non-members) 8 places No previous experience needed. Places are limited. Early booking advised. For more information, and an application form, please contact: hocopips@gmail.com or(0117 373 1587 Course details,dates,and application links also at:https://tinyurl.com/OLcourses2019 *HOCO member fees apply to current members(2018/2019) who renew for 2019/2020. They also apply to those who join as new members on, or after,1 February 2019. Saturday 15 June, 10am-4pm

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Pruning – Growing season – Stone fruit trees – Plum, gage, damson

Saturday, 29th, June - Sunday, 30th, June
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map
£60.00

Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 June, 10am-4pm Learn by doing, and gain hands-on experience and confidence to: Form and train young trees Renew established free-standing and trained trees Restore old trees Course fee £60 (HOCO members*), £75 (non-members). 8 places Some fruit growing experience needed. For more information and an application form, please contact: hocopips@gmail.com or 0117 373 1587 Can also apply using this link: https://goo.gl/forms/0niaxJCUPhNlzSNy1 *HOCO member fees apply to current members(2018/2019) who renew for 2019/2020. They also apply…

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July 2019

Get Growing Fruit Trees – an introduction Day 3 of 4

Sunday, 7th, July @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map
£60.00

At Horfield Organic Community Orchard Sundays: 3 March, 5 May, 7 July, 8 September, 2pm - 4.30pm No previous experience needed. • March - Know your trees, their care needs, site, and soil • May - Pests, diseases, disorders • July - Pruning – why and how • September - Harvest, storage & preservation Course fee £60 (HOCO members*), £75 (non-members) Places are limited. Early booking advised. For more information, and an application form, please contact: hocopips@gmail.com or 0117 373 1587…

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Pruning – Growing season – Apple & pear trees

Saturday, 20th, July - Sunday, 21st, July
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map
£60.00

Saturday 20 July & Sunday 21 July, 10am-4pm Learn by doing, and gain hands-on experience and confidence to: Form and train young trees Renew established free-standing and trained trees Restore old trees Course fee £60 (HOCO members*), £75 (non-members). 8 places Some fruit growing experience needed. For more information and an application form, please contact: hocopips@gmail.com or 0117 373 1587 Can also apply using this link: https://goo.gl/forms/0niaxJCUPhNlzSNy1 *HOCO member fees apply to current members(2018/2019) who renew for 2019/2020. They also…

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