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Introduction to Backyard Orchards

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

$75 – $95

Learn how to design, implement and maintain your backyard orchard. This workshop is suited to anyone looking to grow fruit in courtyards, backyards or larger acreages. You’ll come away with an overview of what’s important (and what’s not!) when planting and maintaining a backyard orchard.

This workshop will give you an introduction to:

Fruit tree selection and why we use grafted trees
Different types of fruit trees and how their requirements vary
Orchard design considerations
Espaliers
Edible Forest Gardens
Soil preparation and planting of fruit trees
An overview of fruit tree pruning strategies
Common pests and diseases

At the end of the workshop you will understand the basics of Backyard Orchards, how to prepare and plant one in your own backyard.

A set of notes will be provided to all participants

The class will involve a combination of theory and demonstrations in a classroom setting.

What to Bring:

Enthusiasm for learning
Notepad and Pen
Your lunch
Water bottle
Closed toed, practical shoes

This is an all-weather event. We have a covered, outside area to run the practical demonstrations in the case of inclement weather.

Early Bird Pricing Ends 09/06/19

Registration link for the event: https://site.corsizio.com/c/5ce364e7571bce5c63fadb74

Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$75 – $95
Event Category:
Website:
https://site.corsizio.com/c/5ce364e7571bce5c63fadb74

Venue

Leaf, Root & Fruit
11 Millicent St 3125 + Google Map