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TREE PRUNING: MAINTAINING YOUR FRUIT FOREST
Planting your fruit trees is just the first step – a healthy fruit forest depends on knowing how to care for and prune your leafy friends. Join Daniel Ballard of Convivial Gardens to learn about the maintenance and care of fruit trees and ornamentals on your property. This hands-on workshop will focus on proper pruning, care and maintenance, though we may also cover planting (depending on the site’s needs).
Please bring pruners & gloves and wear warm, comfortable work clothes, as the workshop will take place outdoors.
About the Instructor:
Daniel Ballard is the edible design expert and one of the green thumbs behind Convivial Gardens. With several decades combined experience in landscaping, gardening, and education between them, the Convivial Gardens team knows its stuff when it comes to growing – and eating – plants that thrive in our area and transforming each yard into a gorgeous, edible oasis. They are passionate about edible ecological landscapes and believe that everyone has a green thumb.
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