Dunsfold & Hascombe Horticultural Society Zoom Talk: Pruning & Caring for Fruit Trees with Jim Arbury

Date: Thursday 24 February 2022

Club: Dunsfold & Hascombe Horticultural Society

Contact: Paul Goudie



Thursday 24th February 2022 from 7pm until 8.30pm GMT.

RHS Fruit Tree specialist Jim Arbury will talk about the care and pruning of fruit trees.
The talk will cover the care and pruning of fruit trees including apples, pears, and stone fruits. This will include bush and pyramid trees as well as trained trees such as cordons and espaliers. Jim Arbury will discuss formative pruning for young trees as well as pruning more established trees. In addition, he will discuss the techniques used and merits of winter and summer pruning.

Jim Arbury is a RHS Horticultural Specialist covering the technical aspects of horticulture including instructing in propagation and pruning. He is experienced in all aspects of growing a wide range of hardy fruit from propagation to harvest. After studying Botany and Geography at Sheffield University, he started working at Wisley in 1982. For most of that time he has worked in the Fruit section. He has written articles and sections of books including the tree fruit section of the RHS Vegetable and Fruit Growing.

This lecture will be held online via Zoom and the link to the talk will be sent out to one week and 2 days prior to the event. This lecture will also be recorded and the recording link made available to all registered participants for one week after the talk.

The talk is free for all Dunsfold and Hascombe Horticultural members. Non-members are welcome to purchase a ticket for £5.  For all the details and to book your place, please click here.