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Home Orchard Establishment & Basics - a Hands-on Workshop

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Event date/time: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Event location: 
Dowse Orchards

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 Dowse Orchards.

This workshop will be partially out of doors, so please dress appropriately for potentially wet, cold, and muddy conditions.

Contact's name: 
Dan Cooley and Jon Clements
Contact's phone: 
(413) 545-2254
98 North Main Street
Sherborn, MA 01770
98 North Main Street Sherborn MA