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This live online training will give you the practical skills and confidence necessary to grow and have more successful yields of tree fruit (and nuts), and is suitable for those who just want a couple of trees in their back yard, or those planning to grow an orchard for domestic production.
The techniques and principles of growing tree fruits will be introduced, along with considerations about when to plant and establish different varieties; soils and drainage; weather; pests and diseases.
Our expert tutor Pete will help you to identify the fruit varieties that do well in the Highlands, the benefits of pruning and improving soils and how to increase fruit production in your own garden, farm or croft.
Covering: Apples, Plums, Gages, Damsons, Pears, Cherries, Cob nuts, Filberts and Sweet Chestnuts
Tickets for this event are £20 and can be booked by clicking this link – whc.uhi.ac.uk/business/best-courses/#widget=course?course_code=WHNTANZ
Join our gardening expert Pete for an interactive webinar to discuss hedges and shelter belts. Pete will guide you through the difference between a hedge and shelter belt, along with appropriate species and uses for each. By the end of the evening you will have gained the theoretical knowledge and the confidence to create your own hedges and shelter belts, as well as to manage existing ones. Tickets for this event are £20, and can be booked by following this link – whc.uhi.ac.uk/business/best-courses/#widget=course?course_code=WHNAHSBZ