Pruning: Fruit Trees and Brambles

When:
March 16, 2024
Time:
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Category:
Agriculture Events Events
Location:
Center for Agrarian Learning, A229
Details:

This workshop includes a lecture followed by hands-on activity outdoors on the MCC Student Farm. You'll learn about pruning both fruit trees and raspberries and blackberries. The systems covered will be best practices on standard and semi-dwarf orchard-style trees, training dwarf pear and apple trees on high-density trellised systems, and bramble care based on varietal. Learn in class and then head out to the Farm for demonstrations on our 2022 plantings, including hands-on opportunities. Dress for outdoor, possibly wet/cold conditions. $20 fee.

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Contact:
Sheri Doyel
sdoyel@mchenry.edu
(815) 479-7618