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SunSmileySummer Grafting & Tree Sales Day

Held annually, on a Sunday in mid-February. In 2018 it will be held on a Sunday to be announced. Time: 10am to 3pm. FREE ENTRY.

  • Eat, drink and be merry
  • Watch grafting/budding demonstrations, which are ongoing throughout the day.
  • By watching these demonstrations, learn techniques for grafting or budding fruit trees
  • Have new trees grafted or budded for you – apples, peaches, pears, plums etc. (subject to availability).
  • Buy one-year-old grafted heritage fruit trees when available
  • Buy heritage fruit tree scion* wood for home grafting
  • Talk to experts in gardening and fruit growing
  • Select suitable rootstocks.
  • Rare and unusual edible plants for sale and fruit tastings (in season).
  • Subject to availability: pruning demonstrations, orchard tours, edible weed walks.
PLACE: Werribee Park Heritage Orchard,
Werribee Park, K Road, Werribee, Victoria, Australia
Note – On our special Grafting Days only, enter via Gate 5, follow the signs to our Grafting Day visitors’ car-park and take a short walk to the Old Stables.
See the Gate 5 Map here.

 


*Note: Scion is pronounced ‘SIGH-on’. (Not ‘sky-on’, ‘zion’ or ‘see-on’)

snowmanWinter Grafting & Tree Sales Day

Held annually on a Sunday in mid-July. In 2017 it will be held on Sunday July 16th. Time: 10am to 3pm. FREE ENTRY

  • Eat, drink and be merry
  • Watch grafting demonstrations, which are ongoing throughout the day.
  • By watching these demonstrations, learn techniques for grafting or budding fruit trees
  • Have new trees grafted or budded for you – apples, peaches, pears, plums, citrus etc. (subject to availability).
  • Buy one-year-old grafted heritage fruit trees when available
  • Buy heritage fruit tree scion* wood for home grafting
  • Talk to experts in gardening and fruit growing
  • Select suitable rootstocks.
  • Rare and unusual edible plants for sale, and fruit tastings (in season).
  • Subject to availability: pruning demonstrations, orchard tours, edible weed walks.
PLACE: Werribee Park Heritage Orchard,
Werribee Park, K Road, Werribee, Victoria, Australia
Note – On our special Grafting Days only, enter via Gate 5, follow the signs to our Grafting Day visitors’ car-park and take a short walk to the Old Stables.
See the Gate 5 Map here.

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man digging gifFree Weekly Workshops

Free FRIDAY Fruit Tree Workshops
at Werribee Park Heritage Orchard
Expert horticulturist Craig Castree will be at the orchard from 10 am to lunchtime every Friday.
Anyone can turn up to these events and learn practical skills such as grafting, summer pruning, fungal control etc.
Bring hat, gloves, sunscreen, your own refreshments, a pair of secateurs (named in case you mislay them).
Craig will post details of the week’s class on our Facebook page when possible.

For more information contact working bee leader Craig Castree.
Phone 0411 720 283, Email craigcastree (at) optusnet (dot) com (dot) au

Note – Enter via Gate 2 (the main gate), follow the signs to Werribee Park’s visitor car-park and walk to Orchard via Formal Gardens. See the Gate 2 Map here.