These are orchard-related events in our area – some organised by GOT, some by partner organisations. Click an event title to bring up more detail. If you want to see just GOT Events click here, or just Partner Events click here.
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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: email@example.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…Find out more »
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: 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 »
Bud-Grafting Workshop 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. Access to rare Gloucestershire varieties. Cost £40.00 including refreshments.Thursday 8 August 2019 http://dayscottage.co.uk/courses To book (essential) please contact Dave/Helen directly at email@example.com or 01452 813602Find 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. Sue Gibson of Sue Gibson School of Gardening at May Cottage, Shepherds Patch, Slimbridge GL2 7BP www.iteachgardening.co.uk firstname.lastname@example.org 01453 890820 Cost £75, less 10% for GOT members. Booking essential.Find out more »
National Plum Day will be celebrated for the second time in 2019 as part of Pershore Plum Festival’s month-long festivities throughout August. Plums have become a forgotten fruit and it is hoped National Plum Day will start to make people rethink the perfection of plums. They’re great value, work in sweet or savoury dishes or eaten as a snack and are bursting with vitamins and anti-oxidants. More info at https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days-calendar/national-plum-day-2019/ About the Plum Festival At the Pershore Flower Show in…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 »
Open afternoon from 2.30 pm Perry Pear ID at Hartpury Orchard Centre. £2 per variety, bring at least 8 + a few leaves, all in good condition!Find out more »
We will be at the Malvern Autumn Show again this year - the GOT stand will have a Gloucestershire apple display with tasting opportunity and juice for sale plus tree advice. And Jim Chapman will have his usual Hartpury Orchard Centre stand with a perry pear display (bettering the 97 varieties shown in 2018 - he is planning 108 for 2019 which is a world record!) He will be offering a perry pear identification service (small fee please). All in…Find out more »
Bring your apple windfalls and containers and take home some juice - on Sunday, 6 October 12 noon to 3pm at Court Farm Shop, Stoke Orchard, Road, Bishop’s Cleeve Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: @grangefieldcommunityorchardFind out more »
At Fishponds Community Orchard, Thingwall Park Allotments, Fishponds, Bristol. Free admission. Apple pressing and juice. Apple tasting and print making. Cider, refreshments, fruit trees, orchard and and local produce for sale. Entrance via allotment gates opposite the ends of Hawkesbury Road or Knowsley Road and then follow signs. Public transport: 20 minute walk from Stapleton Road Station. 5 minutes by bike from the Alcove Road exit of the Bristol/Bath Railway Path. Frequent buses from Bristol City Centre along Fishponds Road.Find out more »
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