Start a fruit garden and orchard with Phil Wheal
Amidst the renewed interest in traditional Irish Orchards this course will empower you to create an orchard in a day (with some ground preparations upfront). Apples, pears, plums, strawberries, currants, nuts and a whole range of delicious fruits that may not be so familiar can all be easily grown by you!
You will learn from our expert Phil to do the right things at the right time and the workshop covers: finding the best site and preparing the ground, layout of orchard, choosing root stocks and sourcing the best varieties, proper planting techniques, feeding and protecting your plants, and how to start an orchard.
Whether you are a farmer, a small-holder or an apple enthusiast, this workshop will provide you with the perfect start.