Beginners Guide to Pruning Shrubs and Trees

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • 23.11.2019 - 5 Hours
  • £ £50

Pruning is an important horticultural skill and one that many are keen to get to grips with to ensure their gardens are kept in good order for the following year. The principles of pruning trees and shrubs will be described, tools and equipment will be discussed and demonstrated and a hands-on session will be included to enable the learner to gain experience of pruning a range of trees and shrubs. We will conclude by visiting and pruning our Heritage Apple Orchard. Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00

Career options

Students may wish to progress further on to other gardening classes within the College.

What you need to know

Entry Requirements?

No previous experience required.

What will I study?

Please bring stout footwear and appropriate clothing for working outdoors. Self Service Refreshments & Snacks: Available to purchase from our Vending Machines. You are also welcome to bring a packed lunch with you.

How will I be taught?

Practical demonstration by the tutor One to one tuition within the group Individual/group discussion/evaluations of the practical work achieved

How will I be assessed?

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Five highlights

  • 1 Develop new skills and techniques
  • 2 Meet new friends in a safe enviroment
  • 3 Good range of facilities and services
  • 4 Appropriate classroom/workshop
  • 5 Course is structured and well managed with helpful feedback