Create your own mini-urban orchard

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Create your own mini-urban orchard

Time: May 8, 2010 from 9:30am to 12pm
Location: Havelock North, Hawkes Bay
Street: 12 Emerald Hill, Havelock North
Website or Map: http://www.greenurbanliving.c…
Phone: 021 151 7688
Event Type: course
Organized By: Janet Luke
Latest Activity: Apr 22, 2010

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Event Description

This workshop is designed for the beginning gardener who would like to select the best possible varieties of fruit trees including nuts and berries that are low maintenance, can be grown organically and are suited to an urban setting.

This workshop will cover:-

-site selection

-root stock explained

-appropriate fruit trees for a backyard situation

-other fruiting crops, such as berries and nuts to grow

-trees adapted to container growing

-where to obtain trees

-creating a herbal ley

-attracting bees and other beneficial insects

-how to plant a tree

-basic pruning explained

-space saving ideas such as espalier

-organic pest control

-concept of 'food forest' explained
( a Mothers Day special can apply, check on website)

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