Two-Day Training on 21st and 22nd Aug, 10am-4pm
King Henry’s Walk Garden, London, N1 4NX
A weekend of orchard basics and practical skill building for budding orchardists.
Join The Orchard Project for a 2 day introduction to orchards and orchard biodiversity, including pests and diseases. You’ll come away from this weekend feeling more confident about getting the best from your fruit trees. Here’s what you’ll be learning:
Saturday with Stephanie Irvine: fruit tree identification; tree physiology, processes and lifecycles; assessing tree health; orchard history.
Sunday with Russell Miller: recognising and boosting biodiversity in orchards; common orchard pests and diseases; promoting tree health.
This training is part of a weekend training series including “Orchard Survey and Design Weekend Course” (18th & 19th September) and “Resilient and Healthy Orchards Weekend Course” (16th & 17th October).
£220 / £160 (concessions*) For one weekend training on 21st and 22nd August, 10am-4pm each day.
£420 / £300 (concessions*) 2 Weekend Course Combo price.
£600 / £420 (concessions*) 3 Weekend Course Combo price to attend all three weekends – Orchard Survey and Design Weekend Course (18th and 19th September) and Resilient and Healthy Orchards Weekend Course (16th and 17th October).
*students, retired on low income, or receiving benefits
PRICE INCLUDES handout and tea/coffee.
Contact Stephanie Irvine for more details firstname.lastname@example.org
About the tutors
Stephanie Irvine has been with The Orchard Project for 7 years, planting and restoring orchards with community groups, and teaching on the accredited Certificate in Community Orcharding and the Award in Forest Gardening.
Russell Miller is an ecologist and arboriculturalist who helped set up The Orchard Project. He teaches about biodiversity on our Certificate in Community Orcharding.
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” Josephine
“Very knowledgeable and experienced facilitators.”
“Very informative. Russell clearly has great knowledge and his teaching style was relaxed and inclusive. The conversational tone helps me to absorb information!”