Winter fruit care is the theme for this month’s seasonal blitz and open day.
Sunday 26 February, Hawkwood Nursery
Seasonal Blitz morning: our weeekend volunteering opportunity, join us at 9.45 for a 10am-1pm session. We advise sturdy shoes and you are welcome to stay for the Hawkwood monthly Open Day afterwards. Please do let us know in advance if you’d like to join us for the Seasonal Blitz session, by emailing plants[at]organiclea.org.uk or call us on 020 8524 4994. This month we’ll be focusing on ground care for fruit trees and bushes.
Open Day (12-4pm)
All afternoon (12 – 4) Coffee, cake and delicious locally grown lunch served. Our farm stall has Hawkwood produce, jams, pickles and vinegars.
1.15pm Fruit pruning workshop – learn some basic pruning principles with some practical experience too
2.45pm Site tour
12-3pm Hawkwood Woodland School – a drop-in family learning session offering outdoor play and holistic learning for children and families. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please email londonforestschool[at]gmail.com with the name and age of your children if you plan to attend, so we have an idea of numbers. There is no charge for this session.
Directions to our Hawkwood site including bus, rail and river-cycle routes are here. Parking available at the site.