There are two field exercises, which give first-
You will need: outdoor clothes including boots, a clipboard, writing materials and calculator, and the capacity to be active outdoors. Knowledge of the basics of fruit growing, and preferably some experience, will be helpful.
About the Instructor
Having worked at Brogdale in the 1990’s evaluating field trials; Philip Wilson is still associated with the National Fruit Collection to this day. With certificates in forestry, forest science and tree physiology he is highly qualified to teach the excellent courses in Orchard Design and Pruning here in Kent.
Currently Philip lives in Lyminge, Kent with his wife and three children. He works on independent advisory work in arboriculture as well as contract plant propagation and consultancy in orchard management.