Nut Propagation, Cultivation and Maintenance (run in collaboration with Irish Nut Growers Association)

30th of August course is FULL BOOKED- Please contact the office to ad your name to the waiting list for an additional course in late September ( An additional Couse will run subect to numbers)

This workshop covers all aspects of successful nut cultivation in Ireland. While the main focus of the workshop is on cobnuts (commercial cultivars of the common hazelnut), other nuts covered in the workshop include walnuts, heartnuts, and sweet chestnut. Both walnuts and sweet chestnut are already successfully grown in many parts of Ireland.


FULLY BOOKED


Course Content:

30th of August course is FULL BOOKED- Please contact the office to ad your name to the waiting list for an additional course in late September ( An additional Couse will run subect to numbers) 

 

This workshop covers all aspects of successful nut cultivation in Ireland. While the main focus of the workshop is on cobnuts (commercial cultivars of the common hazelnut), other nuts covered in the workshop include walnuts, heartnuts, and sweet chestnut. Both walnuts and sweet chestnut are already successfully grown in many parts of Ireland.

The workshop includes site and soil assessment, site enhancement and development, choice of species and varieties, pollination, planting, pruning, feeding and maintenance, and nut tree propagation. The workshop also examines the commercial opportunities for nut crops. Empasis is on organic and sustainable methods of production (low embodied energy, low waste, non-chemical methods of disease control).

This is the only nut-growing workshop to be run in Ireland. Detailed workshop notes provided.

The workshop will take place at one of Ireland\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s recently established large-scale nut orchards. 

Places are limited so booking in advance is recommended.

Cost €67.50 for Netwrk members