Online Course Library

Welcome to the complete organic fruit growing resource centre

You'll find more than 50 short courses and e-books to support your rapid journey to becoming a confident fruit grower. You can also access our free resources by clicking on "Free Stuff" in the Course categories box.

The courses cover all fruit growing topics—from soil nutrition and management, right through to harvest and eating. The focus is on results, and helping you turn enthusiasm and effort into reliable and delicious crops of fruit, every year.

The courses have between 6 and 20 units. No matter how you prefer to learn—reading, doing, listening—you'll find articles, audios, worksheets, videos and interactive hands-on activities to suit you. When you select and buy a course, you'll get instant access to all the units in that course.

Altogether, the courses make up the complete Grow Great Fruit system. If you want to become a pro fruit grower as quickly as possible,  the Grow Great Fruit Home-Study Program may suit you better as it includes access to all courses and e-books, unlimited one-on-one help from us, a Fruit Tree Database, and other member-only resources.  

If learning at your own pace is more your style, get started by browsing all the courses on this page, or refine your search by selecting Course Categories (topics).

Any queries, please get in touch here.

Happy growing. Hugh and Katie :)

 

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September is grafting time, and because we want EVERYONE to learn how to grow their own fruit trees for free, we've bundled together of all our grafting short courses.

Growing your own trees is easier than you think - these are skills that anyone who can hold a knife can learn.

The bundle includes all 5 courses:
- Grow Your Own Fruit Trees for Free
- Whip-tongue grafting
- Cleft grafting
- Bark grafting
- Bud grafting

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Grafting survival skills

Whip tongue grafting is "Grafting 101". It's the place to start because the specific cutting technique you'll learn is also used in other grafting methods.

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$14.00 incl. GST

Master cleft grafting 

Cleft grafting is a simple and effective technique that comes into its own when there's a mismatch between the size of the grafting wood and the tree you're grafting onto.

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Bark graft mastery

Bark grafting is the technique of choice for old and large trees. When you get the basics right, it has one of the highest success rates of any grafting technique.

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Enjoy new grafting skills

"Budding" is the only grafting technique done in summer, and is a cheap and easy way to get the most out of the fruit trees you already have in your garden. You'll quickly increase the amount of fruit you grow without having to buy a new tree.

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Never buy a fruit tree from a nursery again

Learn the ancient skills of growing your own fruit trees from seed or cutting, and then grafting your own trees—useful and fun techniques that will turn you into a truly self-sufficient gardener able to preserve heritage varieties and create something from nothing. You'll feel incredibly empowered when you master this forgotten art and become self-sufficient for fruit trees.

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$19.00 incl. GST