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Winter Wisdom for Fruit Trees: Pruning and care tips

Wondering how to look after your fruit trees this winter? Learn a simple, 7-step process to prune your trees correctly, plus get your winter fruit tree care questions answered by organic fruit grower and educator Katie Finlay from Grow Great Fruit. You’ll learn how to prune different types of fruit trees, correct technique, and how to prune young trees to get them established for a full and productive life. Katie will show you the two most important cuts to use on your fruit trees, and how to renovate ‘monster’ trees that have been neglected for a few years. Bring your secateurs and a branch to play along at home (make it shorter to fit indoors if you need to!)


Please note that this is an event for Naarm/Melbourne gardeners only. If you live outside this area, please contact your council to find out what free sustainable gardening events are available locally. 

If you have any access or support questions or requirements in order to participate fully (eg. interpreter), please let us know at least two weeks prior to the event and we will be pleased to assist you. Photos will be taken at this event, but there is an option to opt out on the day.

This My Smart Garden event is proudly presented by Hobsons Bay City Council on the land of the Bunurong people of the Kulin nation. My Smart Garden pays our respect to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledges that First Nations peoples have cared for Country sustainably for tens of thousands of years. 

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