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CANCELED: UMass Extension: Home Orchard Establishment & Basics – a Classroom Workshop
March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
For full details go to UMassGarden.com.
Horticultural topics covered will be the basics of planting fruit trees, including site selection, choice of variety and rootstock, planting best practices, tree training and pruning, fertilization and ongoing fruit tree care. (In-depth pest management will be covered in the afternoon session.) If weather permits, there will be a hands-on demonstration of planting fruit trees at Red Apple Farm.
Mr. Jon Clements & Ms. Liz Garofalo
10:00am – 12:00pm
This workshop can be combined with the Home Orchard Pest Management workshop held in the afternoon for a reduced price.
If you sign up for both workshops, plan to bring a lunch with you for the break.