Summer pruning workshop

We will be having a summer pruning workshop on August 5th. Some fruit sampling may be available at that event.

Saturday, August 5th
10:00 am
at 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon

Bring your pruners and come to our workshop for some teaching and hands-on experience pruning. There will be a demonstration on summer pruning of apples and pears and another on pruning espalier. A tour of the Fruit Garden will also take place. Those who wish to get some hands-on experience under the guidance of experts can remain to help prune our espalier.
Registration will begin at 9:45 am.
10:00 to 10:10        Who we are and Field Day orientation
10:15 to 12:00         Espalier pruning followed by mentored pruning training of east pear espalier
12:00 to 12:30        Lunch & chat     Bring your own lunch.
12:30 to 2:00          Freestanding Summer Pruning Principles and Technique demonstration with main focus on stone fruit (plums and peaches).
2:00 to 3:00            Fruit Garden tour

This event is free to WWFRF members and $15 for non-members.

 

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