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Grafting School - Create your own heritage fruit trees

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Ziferblat Edge Street

23 Edge Street

Manchester

M4 1HW

United Kingdom

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Come and learn the not-so-dark-art of fruit tree grafting using traditional methods with orchard experts!

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Join us for an evening of heritage variety apple, pear, quince or medlar tree grafting in The Northern Quarter, Manchester.

We'll supply you or your chosen guest all they need to take away at least one dwarfing (M27) and/or semi vigorous (M116/Quince C) rootstock. With locally sourced heritage variety cultivars to choose from we'll teach you a few of the not-so-hard-graft techniques, tips and tricks to extend or start your orchard.

Don't know your scions from your rootstocks? "What's a cultivar again?", "Ahhh I keep spooning my cuts!". All terms, techniques, shortcuts and grafting vocabulary will be clearly explained by our own in-house expert Dan Hasler from The Orchard Project.

If purchasing as a gift, and what a gift we might add, we'll make sure that your guest is sent our welcome pack in advance. This will come wrapped and ready for them to open come Christmas morning or it would make an equally good anniversary, birthday or leaving present. We'll tailor it to suit, whatever the occasion.

Hosted at Ziferblat on Edge Street in the Northern Quarter for its easy access to the city centre, great (free) refreshments on tap and let's face it, a quirky room with a chalk board and lots of retro desk space.

We have the room booked from 6:15pm, please arrive promptly, you'll enter at street level, ring the bell for access, go upstairs and see the reception desk. Grab yourself a free drink or snack from the plethora of options in the communal kitchen and then ask for directions to 'The Classroom'.

FAQs

I see you have two events advertised do I need to come to both evenings?

No, just come to event that suits your own calendar. They are popular courses but we can only train a maximum of 16 people per night as it requires a lot of one-on-one checking of cuts made.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Over 18s only please.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is metered parking on streets nearby which is free after 8pm, so you'll need to pay for less than an hour if driving. Please use public transport if possible.

Should I bring anything to the event?

If you have a favourite pair of secateurs you like to use that's fine. However, all tools will be provided. Please note we will be using very sharp knives and an option of a grafting tool will be demonstrated.

All guests, including those that are buying tickets as gift will recieve a welcome pack from us. There will be something in there that you'll want to bring on the night, we'll keep that hush, hush for now.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

email: dan@theorchardproject.org.uk

What's the refund policy?

Because of the upfront costs of the event we can only offer a refund where someone else is able to replace your space at the event. Please contact us and we'll let you know if a waitlist becomes available.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can print off your tickets, or show us on your smart device. Don't forget your welcome pack though!!!

Is my ticket transferrable?

If you'd like to send someone to take your place that's fine but please email us in advance. For refunds see above.

What's the refund policy?

Because of the upfront costs of the event we can only offer a refund where someone else is able to replace your space at the event. Please contact us and we'll let you know if a waitlist becomes available.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can print off your tickets, or show us on your smart device. Don't forget your welcome pack though!!!

Is my ticket transferrable?

If you'd like to send someone to take your place that's fine but please email us in advance. For refunds see above.

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Ziferblat Edge Street

23 Edge Street

Manchester

M4 1HW

United Kingdom

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