Come and learn about tending orchards and fruit trees on Thursday 20 November from 10am until 3pm. The young orchard in Fenham Carr needs some loving care and attention at this time of year. David Redmore, the Friend’s expert on orchard care will be there to teach anyone who comes along how to look after fruit trees, including pruning, and there will be the opportunity to practice on the park orchard. The regular Greenfingers conservation group, and the Friends will be there from 10am, but you are welcome to drop in through the day.
Please wear warm waterproof clothing and stout boots or wellies, and bring work gloves and secateurs if you have them. Hot drinks will be provided, bring your own lunch, or treat yourself in the Café.