02-23-13. Winter Pruning Workshop

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Portland Fruit Tree Project

Winter Pruning (hands-on workshop)

Saturday February 23rd, 1pm - 4pm


SE Portland, Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood

In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of winter pruning in order to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! 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. You'll also be able to gain some practice pruning under skilled supervision.

About the instructor: 
Bruce Nelson: Bruce is an entomologist, arborist, organic gardener and long- time backyard fruit grower in the Cully neighborhood. He holds a Bachelors degree in African Studies from University of Pennsylvania and Masters degree in Entomology from Washington State University. He has been a Horticulture instructor at Clackamas Community College since 1998.

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.

 

February 23rd, 2013 1:00 PM   through   4:00 PM
SE Portland, Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood
Portland, OR 97236
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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