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Introduction to Fruit-Tree Grafting
April 26, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
An essential skill for the small-scale orchardist, learn how to graft your own trees for backyard apples, pears, cherries, and more, inexpensively. Transform existing crabapple or pie cherry trees into varieties that produce your favorite fruit. Experience the history and science of grafting and why grafting is necessary to propagate mainstream cultivars. Repair fruit trees which have been damaged by rodents or weather.
Participants will leave with young apple trees of their own to plant! Suggested donation of $15. Pay what you can. Proceeds benefit the Lakeside School at Black Kettle Farm.
Please RSVP to email@example.com to reserve your space. More workshops will be held if class is filled.
Bring sharp knife, a plastic grocery bag and wear work clothes. Put your skills to work by joining a tree-planting crew at Black Kettle Farm after the class!