Fruit Tree Pruning

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Fruit Tree Pruning

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

$35 – $50
$50; $35 for MOFGA members. Free for Journeyperson program participants, veterans and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color). Scholarships application for anyone interested is available here.
 
Learn to prune fruit trees to encourage vigorous growth, healthy fruit set and quality fruit yield. Collection and storage of scionwood will also be discussed. This workshop is appropriate for those who haven’t pruned fruit trees before or those who have just a little experience. Instructors will discuss basic pruning practices and required tools, as well as branch collars, waterspouts, fruit buds, and more. Participants should bring any pruning tools they may have; saws and loopers in particular are helpful! Instructors will also bring a selection of tools for participants to try out.
 

Registration will open soon for classes in these 5 locations:

Bethel (Oxford County)

Unity (Waldo County) 

Springvale (Cumberland County) 

Brooklin (Hancock County)

Princeton (Washington County) 

Bethel workshop led by Eric List. Unity workshop led by Lauren Cormier. Springvale workshop led by MOFGA’s Orchard Coordinator, Laura Sieger. Brooklin workshop led by Molly DellaRoman & Tim Skillin. Princeton workshop led by Edgar Evenkeel.

Questions? Email [email protected]

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Details

Date:
March 12
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$35 – $50
Event Category: