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March 2019

Training Day at Barton House Orchard, Cirencester

Thursday, 14th, March @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
£2.00

Cotswold Tree Warden Group are taking bookings for a training day on Thursday 14th March 2019 at Barton House, by kind permission of hosts Frank and Marilyn Gardner. Following on from their session last March at Barton House Orchard, Cirencester here is a chance to get out into the orchard once more. As well as looking at pruning out dead or diseased fruit wood, they hope to get further involved with nature. Options include underplanting to encourage bees, hoverflies etc,…

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Pruning – Dormant season – Apple & pear trees

Saturday, 16th, March - Sunday, 17th, March
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map
£60.00

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…

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Whitminster Orchard Day

Saturday, 30th, March @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Whitminster Community Orchard Gloucestershire United Kingdom + Google Map

Over 75% of Gloucestershire’s orchards have been lost in the past 50 years as farming practices have changed and land has been cleared for development. Just as traditional orchards were often the centre of village life and a cornerstone of the rural economy, community orchards are lovely places for people to come together to plant and cultivate local and wonderful varieties of fruit trees and to use as the centre point for community activities, including, open-air plays, picnics, story-telling events…

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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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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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Bat evening at Hartpury Orchard Centre

Thursday, 16th, May @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Hartpury Orchard Centre, Blackwells End
Hartpury, Gloucestershire GL19 3DB United Kingdom
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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 jjrchapman@btinternet.com

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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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