Pip Fruit Pruning

$52.00$102.00

Understand how pruning can increase production and ensure the longevity of your fruit trees.

Saturday 6 August 9am – 12pm

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

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Description

Saturday 6 August 9.00am – 12.00pm

(Rain day Saturday 13 August)


Tame your apple, pear and quince trees

Understand how pruning can increase production and ensure the longevity of your trees.

This is a concentrated 3-hour workshop including hands-on practical tuition.

Learn about:

  • Appropriate Tools
  • Tree shapes
  • Why and when to prune
  • Pruning young trees
  • Restoring old trees

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

Participants should bring along a pair of secateurs, loppers and a pruning saw if possible.

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

Additional information

Date

Saturday 6 August
(Rain day Saturday 13 August)

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)