Pruning and Care of Fruit Trees with Therese Scales




Always wanted to have your own lemons, apples, figs or almond trees in your backyard?

Join horticulturist, Therese Scales in this workshop and discover how to grow a variety of fruit and nut trees in your backyard and their general care and maintenance and hands-on pruning instruction. Have all your questions answered in this informative workshop.

CERES members and concession holders are entitled to a $20 discount. Enter "ceresmember" under "voucher code" during the checkout process.

 *Please note that the CERES member or concession discount does not apply to "Bring-A-Friend" tickets which are already discounted

Trainer Bio:

Therese Scales is a Horticulture teacher at CERES. She has been a Hort teacher for 8 years and presenting fruit tree workshops for three years. She has an interest in backyard growing.

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What you will learn
  • How to grow a variety of fruit and nut trees in your backyard
  • Pruning technique
  • Pest and disease management

What to bring
  • Notepad
  • Writing materials
What to wear




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CERES - Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies, is an award winning, not-for-profit, sustainability centre located on 4.5 hectares on the Merri Creek in East Brunswick, Melbourne.

It is also a thriving community, an urban farm, Australia’s largest deliverer of environmental education, an event and conference venue and a place rich with social and cultural diversity. CERES is recognised as an international leader in community and environmental practice.

Built on a decommissioned rubbish tip that was once a bluestone quarry, today CERES is a vibrant eco-oasis. 350,000 people visit CERES each year. Many more engage with us through our Sustainable Schools program which takes sustainable education into schools across the state.

CERES’ green technology displays, buildings, education and training programs and social enterprises (CERES’ Organic Market, Café, Permaculture Nursery and Fair Food organics delivery) demonstrate food security, sustainable agriculture, energy efficiencies, renewables and water conservation in action.

CERES is a model for a future with sustainability, innovation and connectedness at its heart.

Come, be welcome, you never know what you will find on our rambling paths.

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20 July 2016 • Pruning and Care of Fruit Trees with Therese Scales

I learnt how to prune espalier trees (and others), It was a good class with a friendly and knowledgeable presenter (Therese).