Sunday 11th August 10am - 3pm
King Henry's Walk Garden, Islington
Learn how to prune “trained form” fruit trees including espalier apples and pears, and fanned plums and cherries, under the expert guidance of The Orchard Project. Trained form fruit trees are beautiful to look at and very productive. King Henry’s Walk Garden is a beautiful community garden, with around 18 trained apple, pear, quince, cherry, plum and apricot trees.
You will learn the principles and each get the opportunity to practise on a fruit tree. Handout and tools provided.
£50/£35 concessions (limited spaces). To qualify for a concessionary place you should be unemployed, a student or low-waged.
£70 pruning combo – SPECIAL price which another day of pruning training: “Summer Pruning with Dr Anna Baldwin” at Forest Farm Peace Garden on Wed 31st July,10-3.
£20 SPECIAL PRICE for our Orchard Leaders.
Refreshments provided but please bring a packed lunch (or there are places nearby where you can buy lunch).
The venue is a short walk from Dalston Kingsland and Dalston Junction overground stations, or a bus ride from Highbury and Islington or Angel tube stations.