The Manor House has now reopened! Come and explore the new storytelling of 1,000 years of history.

Growing Fruit & Fruit Tree Grafting

The theory of fruit growing including:

  • an overview of fruits that grow well in the UK
  • how to care for your fruit plants
  • different varieties, including more unusual and heritage fruits
  • propagation
  • designing spaces for fruit
  • how to grow more fruit than you thought possible in a small space.


Discuss the hows and whys of grafting fruit trees:

  • Learn and try tongue and whip grafting
  • Learn safe use of tools

One fruit tree is included to take home. We will also cover the many ways to preserve fruit and give a demonstration on jam making.

*Please bring a jar with you if you would like to take some jam home.
*Additional fruit trees can be grafted and taken home for £5 per tree to cover costs of rootstock, pots, compost.

Location: Old Meeting Room (1st floor of Manor House). 12 places available.

Bursaries available: email learning@cogges.org.uk