Pruning Fruit Trees: The Art and the Science

Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

A great introduction to establishing an orchard, rejuvenating an old one, or maintaining small trees around your yard!

Hosted by Diane Falvey of Stony Brae Farm, and facilitated by Joanna Kowalcyk, a Niagara Parks trained horticulturist and certified arbourist, this workshop will create a space to learn both the 'how's and the 'why's' of pruning through discussion and hands-on demonstrations. It will cover pruning techniques, safety, pruning tools and their maintenance.

Details:

Location: 111 Rutherford Sideroad, Tay Valley, Ontario
Cost per participant: $20, collected upon arrival.

To pre-register, email nifhailbhe (at) gmail.com. 20 person maximum.

Meet at 9:30 at Stony Brae Farm for theoretical intro then on to the Orchard for hands on, you're welcome to bring your lunch and stay later to prune more trees!

If you have a ride to share or need a ride, please post to the feed in this event.

More info on Stony Brae Farm here: http://lanarklocalflavour.ca/users/stony-brae-farm

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