The Winter Homestead Workshop

The Winter Homestead Workshop

The Winter Homestead – The Espaliered Orchard Workshop

Sun 7 Jul9am - 4pm

Limestone Permaculture
846 The Bucketts Way
Stroud Road NSW 2415

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This full day hands-on/demonstration provides progressive orchard strategies & techniques for creating & maintaining espaliered systems + much more!

This workshop is open to all levels of orchard experience & scale!

You will be nourished by ‘Simply Homesteading’ with a ‘Garden Inspired’ morning tea & lunch

Topics (Hands On & Demonstration)

  • Various Espalier Design & Construction including retrofitting existing fences, gateways, arches etc
  • Typical orchard mistakes and how they can be rectified.
  • Evaluating & converting old free-range apple, pear & stone fruit trees into new Espalier Systems
  • Winter Espaliered Pruning techniques for apples, pears & stone fruit
  • New planting or relocating trees (bare-root or potted) onto an espalier system
  • Resourcing orchard materials & equipment

Workshop Take-Aways

  • Workshop Support Information (via G-Drive Download)
  • Cuttings when seasonally available

Course Cost: $250.00 per person

Catering: Farm fresh, seasonally inspired wholefood morning tea & lunch set amongst a country backdrop with organic tea's, coffee and healthy pro-biotic punch throughout the day.

What to Bring: Full covered shoes (gumboots if wet)/Gardening Wear/Gloves & Secateurs/Note book