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Soft fruit pruning at Mitcham Orchard

The sun was shining for our soft fruit pruning workshop at Mitcham Orchard on Saturday 23rd February.

We were joined by Sarah-Jane from The Orchard Project and both new and old faces to learn the basics of pruning apple, pear and quince trees. We also replaced a dead plum, a casualty of the hot weather last year. This was a gift from The Orchard Project - thank you!

We trimmed off dead, damaged and diseased wood and opened up the shape to allow for more light and hopefully fruit to grow in the summer.

Michelle Kolattek

Community Gardening Coordinator


Booking is now open for our next workshop - 'Build a Composter'

Places are limited so book early!


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