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April 2019

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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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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Growing season pruning of Apples & Pears – an introduction

Saturday, 27th, July @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map
£45.00

Course fee £45 (HOCO members*), £60 (non-members) 6 places No previous experience needed Saturday 27 July, 10am-4pm 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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August 2019

Growing & Training Fruit In Small Spaces

Thursday, 15th, August @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sue Gibson School of Gardening, May Cottage, Shepherds Patch
Slimbridge , Gloucestershire GL2 7BP United Kingdom
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£75.00

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. Sue Gibson of Sue Gibson School of Gardening at May Cottage, Shepherds Patch, Slimbridge GL2 7BP www.iteachgardening.co.uk sue.gibson931@gmail.com 01453 890820 Cost £75, less 10% for GOT members. Booking essential.

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