Hartley at the Environmental Youth Alliance is teaching two workshops on pruning and grafting this month. Pre-registration is required, which you can do by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PRUNING- Saturday, February 7th, 9:30-11:30 a.m
The first cut is the kindest…a look at the art and science of pruning. Participants will have an hour of theory and will then work in the garden’s apple orchard as a practical, hands-on exercise. Please dress appropriately – gumboots will be especially helpful. Maximun capacity is 25 people.
GRAFTING- Saturday, March 7th, 9:30-11:30 a.m
The science and art of apple grafting has continued from the ancient Greeks and Romans to today’s home hobbyists. Heritage apple varieties will be grafted onto dwarfing root stock. Bring a sharp knife (Swiss Army size) Maximum capacity is 10 people.