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Dave Kaspar demonstrating budding with a plum variety. Picture borrowed from Henry Johnson's blog Learn the art of propagating fruit trees by inserting a bud of your chosen variety into a rootstock. Take your tree home at the end of the session. Cost £40.00 including refreshments. To book please email email@example.com or phone 01452 813602Find out more »
Come and join us! Learn the skills of summer pruning at this beautiful setting by the River Severn. Pruning workshop led by experienced GOT's orchardist Martin Hayes. 10-3 or whatever time you can spare. You can download details and guidance for the event on this link. Wick Court is the home of Farms for City Children. On the day: Please bring a packed lunch/drinks/snacks for yourself, appropriate footwear/weather attire and optional pruning tools. You can relax over lunch in the…Find out more »
The Gloucestershire Orchard Trust and Three Counties Traditional Orchard Project are running this informal two hour workshop at the delightful historic Wick Court Orchards at Arlingham, south of Gloucester (home to Farms for City Children). Jim Chapman, who has recently published the booklet "Understanding Orchards in the Landscape" (£5) by GOT/Hartpury Heritage Trust is leading this workshop. The workshop will involve looking at historic clues in the landscape (e.g. ridge and furrow) of these magnificent orchards. Jim is also very…Find out more »
Hartpury Trust is offering the chance of a guided tour of the National Perry Pear collection, including their bush tree trials, together with a talk on feral fruit, by Jim Chapman, beginning at 5pm The event is free and bbq food and cider/perry will be on sale from 7pm. This is an event linked to the Stone Fruit Conference at Hartpury on Saturday 19th. You can book either event via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stone-fruit-an-orchard-conference-tickets-35236765113?aff=es2Find out more »
The Three Counties Traditional Orchard Project is delighted to offer tickets for Stone fruit: An orchard conference. Taking place in the lovely setting of Hartpury College, this is an exciting opportunity for orchard enthusiasts, fruit lovers, growers and researchers to come together to network and share experiences, knowledge and resources. Our line up of speakers includes Jim Arbury (RHS), Nick Dunn ( RHS, Frank P Matthews), Helen Stace (Colwall Orchard Group), Jenni Waugh and Professor Maggie Andrews (University of Worcester), Paul…Find out more »
A music and cider festival. 50 different cider & perries and a great range of activities. This event is in its 5th year and is now a firm fixture on the music festival calendar. Several thousand attendees are expected to sample 50 ciders and listen to national artists. This year's line up is on the website at http://witcombeciderfestival.co.uk/line-up/Find out more »
Beginners Course. Learn how to select the right rootstocks and how to grow and prune fruit trees as espaliers, cordons and fans to be both productive and ornamental. Practise training and pruning trees in my garden. Cost £75, less 10% for Gloucestershire Orchard Trust members. Booking essential.Find out more »
A weekend of delicious food, excellent music, wide ranging beer and of course, incredible cider. You will be part of a small festival of enthusiasts and ciderlovers who welcome you with open arms into our community. A friendly festival suitable for families with entertainment throughout the weekend. An excellent getaway to end the summer and celebrate local craft cider! Ross-on-Wye Cider & Perry Company http://rosscider.com/events/cider-festival/Find out more »
Everyone is welcome at Hartpury Heritage Day, organised as part of the national Heritage Open Days Weekend (https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk). The Orchard Centre, which includes the National Collection of Perry Pears, will be open from 2pm on 10th September displaying over 50 varieties of perry pears (crops permitting!) Bring your own perry pears for identification, explore the wildlife wetland and enjoy local Gloucester Old Spot hot dogs and burgers and Orchard teasFind out more »
Pear/Perry Pear Identification Workshop with Jim Chapman. Funded by the Three Counties Traditional Orchard Project/Heritage Lottery Fund Arrive from 9.30 - tea/coffee available throughout day 10-10.45 introduction to pears generally - dessert, baking and perry and others that might be met e.g. decorative 11-11.30 introduction and use of manuals and keys to dessert and culinary pears, use of manuals and new approach to keys to perry pears 11.45-12.30 practical workshop identifying examples (provided) using manuals and keys, with opportunity to view…Find out more »
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