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Date:
March 17, 2018
Time:
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:
The Farm at Franklin Pierce School District
Address:
9516 Waller Road East
Tacoma, WA 98446
Cost:
$10 per class
Grafting
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Fruit Tree Education Series: Grafting

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Learn about various kinds of fruit trees, their needs, and which varieties can be grafted to others for single trees that produce multiple kinds of fruit.

The Fruit Tree Education Series is a comprehensive 7-part series focused on organic fruit tree care. Topics include grafting, pruning, and creating a healthy orchard ecosystem. All classes are taught by knowledgeable arborists and local specialists.

Participants can enroll in the full 7-part series for a comprehensive introduction to fruit tree care or choose to register for individual classes. $60 for the entire class ($10 savings) or $10 for each individual class.

*No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Contact Aaron Gibson at AaronG@piercecd.org to request a scholarship and discuss work-trade arrangements.

Upcoming Classes

  • May 19, Pest & Disease Control; Pests and diseases are an inevitable part of gardening and tree care. Learn how to set up your fruit trees for success so they are healthy and protected, and how to revive diseased and pest-ridden trees. To register for Pest & Disease Control Click here
  • June 9, Summer Pruning; Pruning in the summer requires a different approach than pruning other times during the year. It is especially important because the summer is when next year’s buds are formed. To register for Summer Pruning Click here
  • September 8, Espalier; Learn about espalier, a term for a fruit tree whose branches are trained to grow flat against a wall, supported on a lattice or a framework of stakes.To register for Espalier Click here