College of Natural Sciences
This event has been canceled.

March 7, 2015
10:00 pm-12:00 pm

UMass Agronomy Farm
Come learn the basics for growing blueberries in your home landscape or small scale commercial operation.  The workshop will include some hands-on pruning lessons.  Bring your own tools or use ours.

March 14, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Tangerini Spring Street Farm
This workshop will provide information on all types of raspberries and an opportunity for hands-on pruning for participants to gain confidence in pruning their own plants at home.

March 21, 2015
10:00 am-2:00 pm

Ward's Berry Farm
Children are in the midst of a vast, unplanned experiment, surrounded by digital technologies that were not available but five years ago.  At the apex of this boom is the introduction of applications ("apps") for tablets and smartphones.  So-called "educational apps" - which as of July 2014 stand at 75,000 in the App Store (Apple, 2014a), are largely unregulated and untested.

March 27, 2015
12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Tobin Hall, 423

The joy of growing fruit in the home garden is enjoying a renaissance.   One of the key steps in successful fruit growing is the act of pruning the trees.  This can seem daunting and complicated, but it’s not!  

March 28, 2015
10:00 pm-1:00 pm

Newton Community Farm