Horticulture Collaboration in Practice
Tom and his team plant and graft around 3,500 fruit trees every year.
Tom also works in cooperation with other businesses who all rotate throughout the site showcasing horticulture collaboration in practice. The businesses are:
Bloomin ‘El – a cut flower business.
The British Chamomile Company – a Chamomile Tea Business
Bronygarth Orchard Garden – a veg business.
This study visit provides diverse learning opportunities and is an excellent introduction to tree production and the opportunities it holds,
Learning objectives will be:
- How to understand the use of green manures and ramial woodchip and how it is used on Toms site to improve soil health.
- How to understand and be aware of the major nutrient requirements for tree production
- Gain first-hand experience from Tom on how he has implemented an organic spray programme to reduce pest and disease.