Session 8: Summer Fruit Tree Pruning–Jason Marks, Instructor
An Introduction to Arboriculture. Learn the basics of fruit tree care in this hands–on, interactive class! We’ll walk you through everything you need to know to understand how to maximize your tree’s potential for maximum fruit. We’ll focus on summer pruning, and the care of apples and pears (pommes) and stone fruits (plums and cherries). We’ll discuss other fruit trees depending on the interest of the participants.Discussions will include the study of tree parts and functions, root stock propagation, tree surgery practices,grafting, pruning and training both young and established trees
SUMMER WORKSHOPS 2021. ages young adults – elder
Minimum Class Size- 5 people. Maximum Size-10 people.
Workshops begin with a presentation in the meadow area of Chuckanut Center Gardens,
near the Gazebo, followed by the hands-on activities in the garden.
If you have not been fully vaccinated, please wear a mask.
There is NO Parking at Chuckanut Center, please Park at Fairhaven Park – a short distance South of the Center.
Optional: Bring a notebook and pen, and tools such as garden gloves, garden fork and shovel.
Bring a snack/lunch and water.