Pruning Fruit Tree Workshop
Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Contact: Debbie Wass / email@example.com / 209-966-2417
Pruning Fruit Trees Workshop with Emeritus Fruit, & Nut Advisor, Maxwell Norton
Norton will demonstrate pruning of fruit trees to encourage them to be structurally sound, easy to care for, and help them produce high quality fruit.
Topics covered include;
- Types of Pruning Cuts;
- When & How to Prune Fruit Trees;
- Tools, & much more.
Registration is required for this FREE workshop to reserve your spot, receive handouts, and to be notified of any last minute changes. Register online or call 209-966-2417.
Participants should wear warm clothing and bring an umbrella if rain is forecast as this is an outside event.
Suggested reading in conjunction with Maxwell’s class on pruning home orchards
Surf around and become familiar with the following web sites:
I have posted some publications on pruning, budding and grafting at http://cemerced.ucanr.edu/Gardening_and_Master_Gardening/
“Tree Biology & Topics in Orchard Management” section of http://fruitsandnuts.ucdavis.edu
The CA Backyard Orchard http://homeorchard.ucdavis.edu
The following book has a chapter on pruning and is available for purchase for $25
The Home Orchard UC ANR publication 3485