Horticultural topics covered will be the basics of planting fruit trees, including site selection, choice of variety and rootstock, planting best practices, tree training and pruning, fertilization and ongoing fruit tree care.

April 8, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Dowse Orchards
Learn the basics of pest and disease identification and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the home orchard.

April 8, 2017
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Dowse Orchards
Keith Nislow of UMass Amherst and NE CSC will speak about "Drought in the Northeast and Implications for Ecosystems." 

April 12, 2017
3:30 pm

Morrill Science Center, 134

The Northeast Section of the American Scientific Glassblowers Society will be holding their spring meeting at the University Glassblowing Lab.

April 15, 2017
10:00 am-4:30 pm

Lederle Graduate Research Center, A19

This presentation will explore how fruit can be incorporated into an edible landscape setting. 

April 15, 2017
10:00 am-1:00 pm

French Hall

Various speakers will present lectures and demonstrations on the topic of historical swordsmanship.

April 22, 2017
9:00 am-4:00 pm

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies