Pruning fruit trees and bushes

Specialist
Summary information

Pruning is used in orchards and forest gardens to improve yield, health and access. Getting it right involves understanding the growth patterns of the plant you are pruning, to guide it into putting less of its energy into woody growth and more into fruit. This course will introduce the principles that underpin all pruning, and how they apply to apples, pears, plums, cherries, currants, gooseberries and cane fruit. The main course is two hours but there will be an opportunity in the afternoon for those who want to practice what they have learned to do so in a community orchard. It will be taught by Alan Carter, author of A Food Forest In Your Garden.

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
07526 668758
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Contact address: 
1d Powis Circle, Aberdeen AB24 3YT
Cost: 
£20
Contact name: 
Alan Carter
Dates and times
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11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
16 November 2022
Venue information
1d Powis Circle
Aberdeen
AB24 3YT
United Kingdom
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