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July 2019

Pruning – Growing season – Apple & pear trees

Saturday, 20th, July - Sunday, 21st, July
Horfield Organic Community Orchard BS7 8JP + Google Map

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: or 0117 373 1587 Can also apply using this link: *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

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: or(0117 373 1587Course details,dates,and application links also at: *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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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 01453 890820 Cost £75, less 10% for GOT members. Booking essential.

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