Fruit Tree Grafting

$52.00$102.00

Produce your own fruit trees and preserve heritage trees

Saturday 24 September 9am – 12pm

 A comprehensive workshop including theory and practical tuition led by Hamish Kelland at Richmond Community Gardens

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Description

Saturday 24 September 9.00am – 12.00pm

(Rain day Saturday 1 October)


A three hour workshop with concentrated practical tuition

Learn how to produce your own fruit trees inexpensively, or preserve the lineage of an old apple tree. Workshop includes a cleft grafting demonstration and plenty of opportunity for hands-on practice.

Learn about:

  • Selection of rootstock
  • Scion wood selection, collection and storage
  • Grafting tools and equipment

Tutor

Hamish Kelland(B. Hort; Dip. Hort; Cert. Organic Hort; Dip.Teaching)

Hamish has had 30 years experience working and teaching in the horticulture industry. He has taught at various institutions including CPIT (ARA), Agriculture New Zealand and the BHU Organic College where he is currently teaching in the organic programme. Hamish is passionate about teaching and sharing his expertise using hands on and practical techniques.


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The classes are run by Canterbury Horticultural Society at Richmond Community Gardens

Tel: 366 6937
Email: office@chsgardens.co.nz


Costs

$52 ($65 Non-Members)
Includes morning kai

Ideally participants should bring along a sharp blade (such as craft knife) and if possible a hammer. 

Become a Member of the CHS and receive up to 20% off all our courses and workshops.

Additional information

Date

Saturday 24 September
(Rain day Saturday 1 October)

Time

9am – 12pm

Venue

Avebury House, Richmond Community Gardens

Price

Members: $52, Non-Members: $65, Course plus CHS Membership: $102

Tutor

Hamish Kelland
(B. Hort; Dip. Hort; Cert. Organic Hort; Dip.Teaching)