Winter Pruning

Posted on 17th December 2018 by Kyly Dickson

Saturday 26th January, 10.30am  – 12.30pm

Ravenscraig Walled Garden

For apple and pear trees winter pruning encourages vigorous growth. So if you would like more fruit, pruning will encourage new shoots and more flowers. Without cutting back the trees can become straggly and unproductive.

Between November and March the trees are dormant and the lack of leaves means you can more easily see the structure and shape of your tree. You will learn how to maintain the shape of established trees, remove dead and diseased wood and reduce crowded growth increasing the vigour of your tree in spring.

Please wear suitable gardening clothing and be prepared to be outside in all weathers! No experience necessary.

The workshop will take place at Ravenscraig Walled Garden.

Booking information

Booking is required as spaces are limited. Please book via Eventbrite.

Full Price: £20

Greener Kirkcaldy members/volunteers: £18

Concessions:£10 (e.g. pensioners, students, unemployed, receiving benefits)

If you wish to book using a Greener Kirkcaldy Gift Voucher, please call us on 01592 858458.

If you have any problems booking, or any questions, please phone 01592 858458 or email info@greenerkirkcaldy.org.uk

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