07-15-14. Summer Pruning Workshop

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Portland Fruit Tree Project

Summer Pruning hands-on workshop)

Tuesday July 15th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
SE Portland, Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood


In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of summer pruning in order to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! Summer Pruning is a great time to de-invigorate an overgrown tree and encourage the continued development of fruiting laterals.This fun workshop will be an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the different types of pruning cuts and when these cuts should be used.

About the instructor: 
Monica Maggio's mission is to continually harness and cultivate her inner plant nerd in ways that benefit the greater Portland metro community. As a Master Gardener & OSU Extensions Services instructor, former Arboretum Manager for the Home Orchard Society, and current owner of Core Home Fruit Services, she has seen firsthand how people take better care of plants once they know they can eat them! Monica is equally skilled and active outside the classroom as a professional fruit growing expert. She offers pruning, consultation, and coaching services for all tree fruits, berries, and ornamental plants. For more info on Monica's services and how she can help you grow your own fruit at home, visit: www.corehomefruit.com

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.

This workshop is free of charge (though contributions are gladly accepted) for tree owners who have registered fruit trees with us. Otherwise, please contribute the standard workshop fee of $25. Sliding scale options are provided for those who feel unable to contribute at that level.  In addition, a limited amount of full scholarships and work-trade scholarships are available.

This workshop will be hosted by one of our registered tree owners in SE Portland, Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood. Exact location details will be provided after you sign up.

 

July 15th, 2014 5:30 PM   through   12:00 AM
SE Portland, Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood
Portland, OR 97266
United States
Phone: 503-284-6106
Email:
Workshop Contribution Level
Standard Workshop Fee - Level 1 $ 25.00
Sliding Scale - Level 2 $ 20.00
Sliding Scale - Level 3 $ 15.00
Full Scholarship / Work-Trade $ 0.00
PFTP Registered Tree Owner $ 0.00

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