Pruning and Care of Fruit Trees

Discover how to grow, maintain, prune and care for fruit and nut trees to ensure bountiful harvests.

Secateurs being used to prune a tree

Workshop details

This five-hour workshop will run on the following date in 2023:

Sat 15 July
10am – 3pm

CERES Brunswick, corner of Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Victoria

Concession available

Join horticulturist and permaculturist, Justin Calverley in this workshop focused on the pruning and care of fruit trees and you’ll discover how to grow a variety of fruit and nut trees in your backyard that produce a bountiful harvest year every growing season.

This workshop is for those people who have always wanted to have their own lemons, apples, figs or almond trees or those who have these trees at the moment but need to learn how to get the most from them.

In this workshop you’ll benefit from:

  • General care and maintenance tips
  • Hands-on pruning instruction and techniques
  • Questions answered by an expert horticulturalist

Justin Calverley has been teaching our Complete Urban Farmer course for 10 years. When he is not taking groups of budding green thumbs through all manner of garden know-how, he runs his own Horticultural Consultation Design and Education business, Sensory Gardens. Justin‘s approach is to encourage interaction and understanding of the natural world’s systems via a mix of theory and practical sessions which see his students gain hands-on skills and knowledge. Justin is a regular broadcaster on 3RRR’s “Breakfasters” and ABC “Evenings”. He is also the author of “The Urban Farmer”, available at CERES Nursery.

What will I learn?

  • How to grow a variety of fruit and nut trees in your backyard
  • Pruning techniques
  • Pest and disease management

What should I bring?

  • Notepad and writing materials

What should I wear?

  • Casual clothing suited to winter weather and sturdy shoes

Terms and conditions

Our booking and refund policies, concession pricing information, FAQs, as well as other general terms and conditions can be viewed here.

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