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Certified Community Orcharding Course
Sat, 20 May 2017, 09:00 – Sat, 10 Mar 2018, 16:00 BST
Come on our exciting new, accredited course and learn everything you need to know about managing community orchards from The Orchard Project's team of experienced orchardists. The course takes place on 12 weekend days over a year, giving you the best opportunity to learn a wide range of seasonally appropriate skills to help you create incredible, thriving community orchards.
You'll gain a detailed understanding of fruit trees, learning how to plant, prune and propagate them as well as identify them throughout the year. You'll also learn about soil, pests and diseases, biodiversity and how to work effectively in groups. In addition, you'll take specialist classes in areas that interest you the most, such as orchard design, veteran tree management and apple variety identification.
Limited spaces. Dates and details here.