Urban Growing

Dormant Season Pruning (Beginners) Course

Horfield Organic Community Orchard

Horfield Organic Community Orchard, to find the orchard walk down the lane beside 22 Kings Drive (Kings Drive links Bishop Road and Kellaway Avenue), turn left and it’s the first gate on the right, BS7 8JP

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Dormant season pruning course at Horfield Organic Community Orchard – there is a beginners and an an improvers course. 

Fruit pruningCourses cover:
  • Planning
  • Pruning technique & Tools
  • Forming and training young trees
  • Free-standing and trained trees
  • Renewing fruiting wood on established trees
  • Restoring older trees


Course fees include a 3-hour small group session, and 3 hours one-to-one follow-up session(s):£130£120 (member of AOG or H&DAA)  £100 (HOCO Friend member); £90 (HOCO Harvest-share member)Discounted fees if more than one course is booked at the same time. Get in touch for more information.

*Beginners – no previous experience needed**Improvers – at least 2 years experience, plus participation in a practical pruning course

Please get in touch to ask for an application pack c/o: https://goo.gl/forms/0niaxJCUPhNlzSNy1
Orchard Learning courses are generously discounted for members of Horfield Organic Community Orchard (HOCO). Please see our website http://www.community-orchard.org.uk for more information about HOCO membership, including joining as a supporting Friend of HOCO, or an active Harvest-share member.

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