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Fruit Trees: Pruning, Care and Selecting Varieties (Two Sessions)

Cincinnati, OH 

Saturday, February 24, 2018
Session #1: 11am - 1pm Session #2: 1:45 - 3:45pm

Fruit Tree Workshop for Home and Community Gardeners
Hayfields Orchard will host two workshops on how to successfully grow fruits in our region and grafting fruit trees. With Hayfields Orchard's diverse selection of fruit tree varieties, grown on a variety of rootstocks, it is an ideal location for the workshop.

The workshops are co-sponsored by the Cincinnati Area Organic Fruit Growers and Turner Farm Community Garden Program. The workshops will be taught by David K Koester, UK Extension Boone County Agent and Hayfield orchardist Marsha Lindner, with the assistance of Peter Huttinger, Turner Farm Community Garden Program.

Today's workshop:
An onsite demonstration and instruction in pruning fruit trees in the Hayfields Orchard. This workshop will cover the care of and selection of varieties of fruit trees suited for our region. Sustainable organic biological practices, including organic sprays and treatments, will be reviewed as well as conventional approaches to orchard management.
Fee: $20.

How to Register:
Workshop is open to the public, however it is limited to 25 participants so please enroll early. To register please contact:
Marsha Lindner

Proceeds from the workshop will benefit the East Price Hill Community Garden and Refugee Garden Programing.

Hayfields Orchard

8835 Old Indian Hill Road
Cincinnati, OH 45243

Contact:
Marsha Lindner / please email /

 

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