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Weekend workshop on Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 March 10am-4pm Does winter pruning your apple and pear trees leave you stumped? Learn how and why by working with real trees of different needs in the diverse outdoor learning environment at Horfield Organic Community Orchard. Participants will learn by doing how to: Form and train young trees Renew mature free-standing and trained trees Restore old trees Course fee £60 (HOCO members*), £75 (non-members). 8 places Some fruit growing experience needed. For…Find out more »
An invitation to Gloucestershire Community & School Orchards Groups from Gloucestershire Orchard Trust for a networking event At Toddington Village Hall, GL54 5DU, north of Cheltenham on B4077 Lunch provided, donations welcome. Community and school orchard folk are invited to show us all what you do, swap ideas and get free membership of the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust for a year. Each group will have a table to show what you do, show photos, offer samples and tasters. Bring juice, chutney, cake…Find out more »
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. firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com AGENDA Committee (13): Jonathan Briggs…Find out more »
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.Find out more »
Dawn Chorus walk led by Keith Turner. Starts 5am followed by breakfast.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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: email@example.com or 0117 373 1587…Find out more »
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust will be leading a 'bat' evening walk at Hartpury Orchard Centre and wetlands including demonstrating use of bat detectors etc from 8pm - 10.30. Cider/perry/juice and possibly other refreshments. If interested, please contact Jim Chapman firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
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: email@example.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-4pmFind out more »
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