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