Training Courses

The very nature of orchards means that courses are seasonal. During the summer months, few courses are available.

One of Orchards Live's longest-running and most popular courses, aimed at those keen to have a go at cider and juice production at home.

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Event Date 04-11-2017 10:30 am
Event End Date 04-11-2017 3:30 am
Individual Price £14.00
Members Price £12.00
Speaker Dave Dann
Number Hours 5
£14.00 5

Old, overgrown, neglected or unproductive trees, or those producing small un-healthy fruit can be improved with careful pruning.

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Event Date 09-12-2017 10:00 am
Event End Date 09-12-2017 3:00 pm
Individual Price £14.00
Members Price £12.00
Speaker Jane Schofield and Tattwa Gyani
Number Hours 5
£14.00 8

This popular course is for all those who have planted apple trees in the last cou-ple of years or so. Formative pruning is advised for the development of strong trunks. Proper tree structure and thereby good apple crops.

Event Date 20-01-2018 10:30 am
Individual Price £14.00
Members Price £12.00
Speaker Tattwa Gyani & Kate Povey
Number Hours 5
£14.00 16

At this ever popular event participants learn how to propagate fruit trees through bench grafting.

Event Date 10-02-2018 10:30 am
Event End Date 10-02-2018 3:30 pm
Cut off date 29-01-2018
Individual Price £14.00
Members Price £12.00
Speaker Tattwa Gyani & Jane Pay
Number Hours 5
£14.00 10

 

This course is designed for those who are at the preliminary stage of restoring an old orchard or planting a new one, and we run it in spring so that you can prepare for planting next winter.

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Event Date 10-03-2018 10:30 am
Event End Date 10-03-2018 3:30 pm
Individual Price £14.00
Members Price £12.00
Speaker Tim Potter
Number Hours 5
£14.00 15