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Training Directory: Horticulture and Small Holding Short Courses

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Horticulture and Small Holding  - Short Training Courses

 

Practical and theoretical training in gardening, permaculture and small holding.  Everything from winter pruning of fruit trees to housing your hens.

21/08/2021 Weekend Course Series: Orchard Foundations 2 Days

King Henry’s Walk Garden, London, N1 4NX, The Orchard Project c-js.info/3wagwR0

Join The Orchard Project for a 2-day introduction to orchards and orchard biodiversity, including pests and diseases. You’ll come away from this weekend feeling more confident about getting the best from your fruit trees.

Cost £220 / £160 (conc.)

03/09/2021 Eco Refurbishment 4 Days

Machynlleth, Wales, Centre for Alternative Technology 01660 704966 courses@cat.org.uk www.cat.org.uk/events/eco-refurbishment-2/

Refurbishing our homes to make them more energy efficient is one of the key aspects of effective action on climate change. Learn from one of the UK?s leading experts in eco refurbishment and discover what key improvements you can make.

Cost £500

06/09/2021 Level 3 Certificate in Community Orcharding 5 Days

Online and in-person, The Orchard Project witchhazel@theorchardproject.org.uk c-js.info/3AmlH3L

This unique Accredited Level 3 training course is now available as a mix of online learning and 5 face-to-face days over 10 months. This course will teach you everything you need to know about planting and maintaining a community orchard.

Cost £600 / £300 (conc.)

18/09/2021 Weekend Course Series: Orchard Survey and Design 2 Days

Calthorpe Community Garden, London, WC1X 8LH, The Orchard Project c-js.info/2UOf1el

Join The Orchard Project for a 2-day introduction to designing an orchard, including carrying out a site survey and assessment. You’ll come away from this weekend feeling empowered and more confident about how to create your own orchard design.

Cost £220 / £160 (conc.)

16/10/2021 Weekend Course Series: Resilient & Healthy Orchards 2 Days

Kentish Town City Farm, London, NW5 4BN, The Orchard Project c-js.info/2Tp3gut

Join The Orchard Project for a 2-day introduction to soil management and tree aftercare. You’ll come away from this weekend feeling more confident about ensuring your fruit trees are healthy and productive.

Cost £220 / £160 (conc.)

Ad Hoc Ground Preparation for Woodland Creation

Online, Cumbria Woodlands clare@cumbriawoodlands.co.uk c-js.info/38cYbKa

A comprehensive ground preparation course that will show you how to deliver a UKFS compliant scheme. Course resources will be released each Monday for delegates to work through. These will be supported by online discussion. Course Modules: What is ground preparation?; Site conditions & tree growth; Environmental guidance & legislation; ground preparation techniques; Matching ground preparation to the site; Case study reflections. The course is open and relevant to all involved or interested in tree planting (not limited to Cumbria). Available in March 2021 only!

If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.