Do you have an interest in traditional orchards or fruit trees? Then this course is for you.
Bring your own secateurs, sharpening tools, gloves and pruning saws if you have them. Hard hats, goggles and long handled saws will be provided for tall tree work.
This course will be held at the National Trust’s historic Bradenham Manor orchard.
The Course will be led by Anna Baldwin(Dr) MB BS, MRCP, MD, MIFPA
Anna is a passionate earth-friendly gardener who uses permaculture and biodynamic principles. She grows as much of her own food as possible and enjoys foraging in hedgerows. Anna renovates traditional apple (and other fruit) orchards and works to preserve old apple varieties as a way of interesting people in local food. She aims to prune trees gently in harmony with the needs of the tree.
Booking: booking in advance is essential as places are limited. Each place costs £55. Places can be paid for by cheque or online via Paypal in our Shop.
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