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June 2019

SOLD OUT How To Prune Fruit Trees: Wellington

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Dave and Raewyns Place, 454 Takapu Road
Tawa, Wellington New Zealand
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$70
Captain Kidd harvest

A workshop to boost your pruning confidence. Good pruning = good fruiting! Compact and productive fruit trees can happen  Though the best (and simplest) time to start is when trees are young – wild and woolly trees can be tamed too. We'll begin the day at Dave and Raewyns (454 Takapu Rd, Tawa) with all the basics: Tools, when to prune, choosing a shape, the power of training (not cutting), Years 1-4 and morning tea. Then if its fine we'll pop…

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SOLD OUT! How To Prune Fruit Trees

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
Captain Kidd harvest

A workshop to boost your pruning confidence. Good pruning = good fruiting! Compact and productive fruit trees can happen  Though the best (and simplest) time to start is when trees are young – wild and woolly trees can be tamed too. We'll begin the day with all the basics: Tools, when to prune, choosing a shape, the power of training (not cutting), Years 1-4 and morning tea. Then if its fine I'll demo on older trees, and we'll have a go…

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July 2019

SOLD OUT! How To Prune Fruit Trees Workshop: Wairarapa

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Sue’s Place, 10 Armstrong Avenue
Carterton, Wairarapa New Zealand
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$70
espalier quince

A workshop to boost your pruning confidence. Good pruning = good fruiting! Compact and productive fruit trees can happen  Though the best (and simplest) time to start is when trees are young – wild and woolly trees can be tamed too. We'll begin the day with all the basics: Tools, when to prune, choosing a shape, the power of training (not cutting), Years 1-4 and morning tea. Then if its fine I'll demo on older trees, and we'll have a go…

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SOLD OUT How To Prune Fruit Trees

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
20kg apples per crate

A workshop to boost your pruning confidence. Good pruning = good fruiting! Compact and productive fruit trees can happen  Though the best (and simplest) time to start is when trees are young – wild and woolly trees can be tamed too. We'll begin the day with all the basics: Tools, when to prune, choosing a shape, the power of training (not cutting), Years 1-4 and morning tea. Then if its fine I'll demo on older trees, and we'll have a go…

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August 2019

How to Prune Fruit Trees

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
Enjoying a fresh picked apple

A workshop to boost your pruning confidence. Good pruning = good fruiting! Compact and productive fruit trees can happen  Though the best (and simplest) time to start is when trees are young – wild and woolly trees can be tamed too. We’ll begin the day with all the basics: Tools, when to prune, choosing a shape, the power of training (not cutting), Years 1-4 and morning tea. Then if its fine I’ll demo on older trees, and we’ll have a go…

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October 2019

SOLD OUT! The Organic Greenhouse

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
$70
peppers

The greenhouse is my saviour! A toasty warm environment that extends the season an extra 3 months either side, allowing me to easily provide homegrown vegetables for the family year round. It is a tricky beast though - sucking insects flourish, soil looses its omph easily and disease explodes in the moist, warm air. This workshop is a look see at all the things I've learned in the last 10 years and how my style has evolved Crop rotation, greencropping…

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SOLD OUT! Homegrown Avocado + Citrus Workshop

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
avocados (2)

This workshop is for those of you (like me) who live outside of the easy loam zone on sand or heavy clay ... the enemies of Avocado and Citrus. You can still do it! Today I'm sharing all my tricks. Mid to late spring is the very best time to plant so lets grab the moment and get you off to a flying start. Create the perfect planting spot Choose varieties suited to your conditions Key companion plants Biological sprays…

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November 2019

SOLD OUT! Spring into Summer!

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
30th Nov potager

Come along and check out my spring vegie patch, see my summer garden preps and all the things I'm doing to keep a steady flow of kai to our table. I'll be sharing my tips for growing kumara, yams, shelloutbeans and tomatoes. Intercropping is a groovy way to jam more crops in and encourage a broader range of soil life - check out my favourite combo's Summer pests are gearing up - be ready with my tried and true pest…

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SOLD OUT! The Happy, Healthy Fruit Tree Workshop

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
$70
apples summer

In order to carry abundant crops, fruit trees must be healthy and strong... today is your fruit tree's lucky day! Deciduous trees eg: apples, peaches, plums, apricots, pears, persimmon, are our focus here. How to thin fruit. What a difference thinning makes! Thinning keeps the pressure off your trees and creates steady cropping year after year. I'll show you how so you can go home and do your own trees. Biological sprays. My favourite! These sprays keep your trees and…

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December 2019

SOLD OUT! The Organic Greenhouse

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Edible Backyard, 268 Florida Rd
Levin, New Zealand
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$70
autumn tomatoes

The greenhouse is my saviour! A toasty warm environment that extends the season an extra 3 months either side, allowing me to easily provide homegrown vegetables for the family year round. It is a tricky beast though – sucking insects flourish, soil looses its omph easily and disease explodes in the moist, warm air. This workshop is a look see at all the things I’ve learned in the last 10 years and how my style has evolved Crop rotation, greencropping…

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