We give talks and demonstrations for gardening groups and other organisations in and around the local area. These include:
***our most popular talk, constantly updated*** A year on our organic smallholding - organic gardening and research on our smallholding
Beautiful Borders - a sustainable approach to herbaceous design
New Zealand - from shoreline to mountain top, a plantsman's trip
Grafting - apple, pear and quince grafting demonstration
Forest Gardening/Mixed Orchards - a carefully designed perennial food system for both large and small gardens
Go Wild in the Garden - Wildlife gardening, plants for butterflies and bees, insect habitats and outdoor sculptures
usual fee £90 + travel costs*
* - up to 20 miles away (from BD20 6QR) is FREE
- for distances over 20 miles at 50p per mile** (**37.5p/mile + fuel usage 40mpg, October '16' at £1.15pence/litre)
We run a variety of in-depth day or half day courses for other organisations. Please see events and courses and contact us if you would like us to run a course for you. We also supervise volunteer days such as fruit pruning in community orchards or clearing and tidying gardens and allotments.
Fruit pruning, training and advisory service
This includes renovation of neglected fruit trees, pruning of trained fruit or advice to help you select and maintain fruit trees or to establish an orchard.