£110 – £420

Weekend Course: Orchard Survey and Design

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£110 – £420

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Calthorpe Community Garden

258-274 Grays Inn Road

London

WC1X 8LH

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Two day training session to introduce budding orchardists to orchard design, site preparation and climate change protection.

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Join The Orchard Project for a 2-day introduction to designing an orchard, including carrying out a site survey and assessment. You'll come away from this weekend feeling empowered and more confident about how to create your own orchard design. Here's what you'll be learning:

Saturday: site surveying; tree and plant identification; indicator plants; rootstocks.

Sunday: design considerations, including climate change; resilient planting; forest garden overview; orchard design.

This course is part of a series of weekend training courses including "Resilient & Healthy Orchards Weekend Course" (16th & 17th October). You can book one weekend individually, or two together for a discounted price.

Prices

£220 / £160 (concessions*) For two days of training on 9th and 10th October, 10am-4pm each day. For Orchard Leader tickets, please contact Jo Homan.

£420 / £300 (concessions*) 2 Weekend Course Combo price to attend this weekend and the one in October.

PRICES INCLUDE handout and tea/coffee.

*students, retired on low income, or receiving benefit

Contact Jo Homan for more details jo@theorchardproject.org.uk

About the tutor

Jo is the Education, Skills and Training Manager for The Orchard Project with 15 years experience of teaching at all levels. She teaches on and runs the accredited Certificate in Community Orcharding and also helps run the forest garden project in Finsbury Park, Edible Landscapes London, which she set up 10 years ago.

Feedback on past training

"Thank you so much for the course, it was brilliant. It was the most instructive and useful day as well as being a lot of fun. Really well run and informative"

"Jo is very knowledgeable and loves to explain things she is passionate about, which is great, makes me more passionate too. Thank you!"

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Calthorpe Community Garden

258-274 Grays Inn Road

London

WC1X 8LH

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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The Orchard Project is creating lush cities across the United Kingdom swathed in fruit and nut trees. We work in partnership with communities to plant, manage, restore and harvest orchards in urban areas to help us all to rediscover the pleasure of eating home-grown fruit.

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