Growing Fruit

Cherry pick your way to the freshest fruit to harvest and eat in season? This short course will cover the essentials and will help you to choose your fruit plant, grow them successfully and guide you in their storage.
CodeUFPNFL12
Start Date Wed 6 Nov 2019
Days 3
Time09:30 - 15:30
CampusAUCTION MART
Fee£120

Overview

You will learn about the requirements of site selection and soils to successfully grow your fruit. The cultivation of orchard crops, strawberries, raspberries and a range of currants (and more) will be covered, with management, and pruning tasks addressed in detail. Along the way, tips on storage and tasty recipes will be shared.

A full timetable will be provided in the first session, when flexibility about the choice of fruits and the final focus of the course can be negotiated.

Progression

  • Designing & Managing Your Allotment
  • Introduction To Permaculture
  • Horticulture Level 2 RHS