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Pruning and fruit tree propagation

NEW COURSES FOR 2019

pruning course

PRUNING 2019

THURSDAY 7TH FEBRUARY 10.00am – 1.00pm

SUNDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 10.00am – 1.00pm

Learn to prune fruit trees of all ages. Hands-on training that demystifies those gardening book diagrams! Create shapely, productive trees.

To book please contact applejuice@dayscottage.co.uk or 01452 813602

 

GRAFTING 2019

Dates tbc

Next course will be March/April 2019

Learn the art of propagating fruit trees by inserting a scion of your chosen variety into a rootstock. Take your tree home at the end of the session.

To book please contact applejuice@dayscottage.co.uk or 01452 813602

 

BUD GRAFTING 2019

Dates tbc

Next course will be summer 2019

Learn the art of propagating fruit trees by inserting a bud of your chosen variety into a rootstock. Take your tree home at the end of the session. Cost £40.00 including refreshments


Learn to carve wooden spoons

Spoon Carving with Dave Cockcroft

Dave has run a number of successful one day spoon carving courses in the yurt this year and the popular courses will continue during the autumn. The yurt is an excellent space for this during the colder months as it’s cosy with the stove on and can be lit brightly if the day is overcast or as evening draws in. Dates for next courses are:

  • OCT: Sat 13th, Sun 14th – beginners and improvers
  • NOV: Sat 10th – beginners and improvers, Sun 11th – advanced (for those who can carve already)
  • DEC: Sat 1st, Sun 2nd

If you’re interested please go to Dave’s website to find out more or book a place:

www.davecockcroft.com/courses

Places limited to 6 people each day. 9.45am to 5.00pm. All tools and wood provided. Cost £70. Bring a packed lunch.

Courses are for for beginners and improvers, for those with no carving experience or if you’ve carved a little and what to improve. We’ll cover safe use of knife and axe for carving and you’ll make a butter knife and a cooking spoon or serving spoon to take home with you.

Advanced course is for those who can carve safely and looks to improve your technique, the quality of your finished spoons and in particular the design and making of eating spoons.