OAEC is a non-profit education center in Sonoma County that works to promote ecologically and culturally sustainable communities. Learn more.
Offered: January 19, 2013
Time: Begins at 9:00 am and ends at 12 pm on Saturday, January 19th
Instructors: Sarah Shimizu
This three-hour workshop with OAEC’s Orchard Manager will cover the basics and benefits of winter and summer pruning for small, diversified fruit tree orchards. The workshop will discuss tools and tool safety, reasons to prune your trees and basic pruning cuts. The workshop will also explore the art of pruning. We will walk around the orchards at OAEC and discuss the different types of fruit trees and how to properly prune each type of tree. Some examples include apples, European and Asian pears, plums, peaches, nectarines, cherries, grapes, quince, kiwi, etc.
For information call (707) 874-1557 x101.
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