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Summer Fruit Tree Pruning

Sunday | June 01, 2014 | 10:00 am — 1:00 pm

Instructor’s Backyard | Berkeley, CA

This class will teach you how to follow up on your winter pruning and also to prune for less reactive growth then you might get from winter pruning. This class will be taught in a large Berkeley garden with over 20 different fruit trees to practice on. We will cover which varieties do well in the area, as well as purchasing good trees, pruning in youth, on-going pruning, and natural approaches to common disease and insect issues. Our goal will be to gain confidence in our ability to take care of productive, healthy, and aesthetically pleasing trees. The class will be tailored to the interests of the participants, and we will cover as many types of trees as we have time and interest in. These could include: pears, apples, apricots, plums, citrus, persimmons, figs, asian pears, cherries, peaches, and mulberries.

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Cost: $35
Event Phone: (510) 665-5509
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