Practical Fruit Tree Pruning

Plum, Peach, Apple & Pear Tree Pruning

Learn how to prune fruit trees for abundant crops on healthy, long-living trees in this series of three practical workshops. Feel free to attend any or all three  workshops.

Pruning Plum Trees

Late summer through early fall are the best times to prune plums. This first workshop will start with an introduction to pruning as it applies to all fruit trees, and plums in specific. This will be followed by a demonstration and then it’s your turn to start pruning with Gisella’s guidance. You’ll then be able to go home and confidently get started on your own plum trees.

Date: Saturday 17th February 2018

Time: 9am – 12.30pm

Pruning Peach Trees

Late early fall is the best times to prune peaches. This second workshop will start with an introduction to pruning as it applies to all fruit trees, and peaches in specific. This will be followed by a demonstration and then it’s your turn to start pruning with Gisella’s guidance. You’ll then be able to go home and confidently get started on your own peach trees.

Date: Saturday 17th March 2018

Time: 9am – 12.30pm

Pruning Apples & Pears

Late fall and winter are the best times to prune apples and pears. This third workshop will start with an introduction to pruning as it applies to all fruit trees, and apples in specific. This will be followed by a demonstration and then it’s your turn to start pruning with Gisella’s guidance. You’ll then be able to go home and confidently get started on your own apple and pear trees.

Date: Saturday 22nd May 2018

Time: 9am – 12.00pm

Your tutor is Gisella Warmenhoven, a trained landscaper and professional tree pruner for over 30 years.  “Gisella’s one day workshop is one of the best ways to be introduced to fruit tree pruning. She is an excellent presenter and a patient teacher. You’ll enjoy the day and leave it with the confidence to get started pruning your own fruit trees.”

For all the courses:

What to bring: Please bring sharpened secateurs, loppers, a saw and stepladder if you have them. Gloves, writing materials, snacks and drinking water.

Cost: $60 per person per workshop.  The maximum number is 12 to assure quality tutor attention.  In case of wet weather, you will be contacted re rescheduling.

Locations: TBA

Registration is necessary

Emailcontact@plentypermaculture.co.nz
Text: 027 240 1305
Phone: 07 577 6530
Post: 375 Whakamarama Road, RD7, Tauranga, 3179
Website: http://www.plentypermaculture.co.nz/

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