Fruit Tree Pruning

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Fruit Tree Pruning

March 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

$35 – $50
$50; $35 for MOFGA members. Free for Journeyperson program participants and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color). Scholarship 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.

This workshop is being offered at 5 locations this year. Please follow the links below to register.

Bethel (Oxford County) *sold out*
Unity (Waldo County) *sold out*
Springvale (Cumberland County) *sold out*
Brooklin (Hancock County; free admission for Brooklin residents) *sold out*
Princeton (Washington County; this workshop will be from 1-4 pm and priced at $30/$25 for MOFGA members)

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.
 
Workshops are limited to 12 participants per class. To join the waitlist for a particular class please email [email protected].
 
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Details

Date:
March 12, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$35 – $50
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