Orchard Course – Saturday 4th February 2017

*UPDATE- We have now sold out for the 4th Feb – contact Les Davies if you are interested in attending any future courses*.

Les will be running his latest One Day Orchard Course on Saturday Feb 4th at Parsonage Farm, West Lyng, Somerset.

Intended for beginners or enthusiasts alike, Les takes you through the fundamentals of orchard management.

10.00. Arrival and coffee.

10.15 Introduction to the aims of the day by Les Davies.

10.30. Presentation on the history of the apple tree, it’s propagation and management.

11.10. Demonstration of grafting and budding.

11.30 Pruning tools, their care and use.

11.45. Visit the orchard to discuss tree and grassland maintenance.

12.30 Lunch.

13.15 Introduction to formative, maintenance and restoration pruning.

15.15 Conclusions, tea and appraisal.

15.30 Depart.

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