Course Benefits

Orchard People's "Certificate in Beginner Fruit Tree Care" is ideal for beginner and intermediate level organic growers and includes these benefits:

  • Short Video Lessons

    Each workshop is divided into short 10-15 minute video lessons that you can watch anytime, even during your coffee break.

  • Watch Anywhere

    Go through the course at your own pace and take the lessons anywhere – on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

  • eBooks and Guides

    Take the beautifully designed eBooks and guides with you into the garden or orchard for reminders about regular tasks.

  • 8 Hours of Training

    The course can be completed in as little as 8 hours but with lifetime access you can go though it at a pace that works for you.

  • Earn Your Graduate Badge

    Graduates receive a certificate of completion and a badge to display in your email signature, your website or on LinkedIn.

  • Completely Risk Free

    If you don’t like what you see we’ll offer you a full refund within 30 days of purchasing the course.

Course curriculum

What you will learn in this course

  • 1
    Welcome to the course!
    • A message from the instructor
    • Student walkthrough
    • Before we begin...
  • 2
    Module 1: Researching Your Fruit Tree
  • 3
    Module #2: Planting and Young Tree Care
    • 201: Planting Bare Root and Potted Trees
    • Mini Quiz 201
    • 202: Caring for Young Trees
    • Mini Quiz 202
    • 203: Thinning the Fruit
    • Mini Quiz 203
    • Preparing Your Trees for Winter PDF
    • Planting Your Bare Root Tree PDF
    • Growing Urban Orchards eBook (Planting and Young Tree Care)
  • 4
    Module 3: Winter and Summer Pruning
    • 301: Why Prune Fruit Trees? FREE PREVIEW
    • Mini Quiz 301 FREE PREVIEW
    • 302: Winter vs. Summer Pruning
    • Mini Quiz 302
    • When to Prune Fruit Trees eBook
    • 303: Buds as a Blueprint For Pruning
    • Mini Quiz 303
    • 304: Branches and Ideal Tree Shape
    • Mini Quiz 304
    • 305: Winter Pruning in Five Easy Steps
    • Mini Quiz 305
    • 306: Pruning Cuts
    • Mini Quiz 306
    • 307: Summer Pruning and Pruning Out Disease