Mass Aggie Seminar: 'Home Orchard Establishment and Basics' Morning Session

Event Details

April 7, 2018
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Windy Hill Farm
686 Stockbridge Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
United States
42° 15' 27.1944" N, 73° 19' 33.3588" W
Handicap access available
Admission: 
$45 (reduced price if afternoon pest management workshop is combined)
Contact:
Doreen York
413-545-2254

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. (In-depth pest management will be covered in the afternoon session.)

If weather permits, there will be a hands-on demonstration of planting fruit trees at Windy Hill Farm Orchards. This workshop will be partially outdoors, so please dress appropriately for potentially wet, cold, and muddy conditions. This workshop can be combined with the Home Pest Management workshop held in the afternoon for a reduced price. Led by Dan Cooley and Jon Clements.

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