03-09-13. Young Fruit Trees: Selection, Espalier, & Care Workshop

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Portland Fruit Tree Project

Young Fruit Trees: Selection, Espalier, & Care

Saturday March 9th, 1 pm - 4 pm

SW Portland, Multnomah neighborhood

In this informative workshop you will learn the basics of fruit tree selection
in order to choose an appropriate variety for your space. This fun workshop will be an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the various factors one should consider when selecting a fruit tree for a given site. Participants will also learn some basic steps for young (0-4 yrs) tree care and what it takes to establish a proper espalier training system for your tree.

About the instructor: 
Jeff Moore grew up in the tree industry, learning the trade from his father in Colorado. He started his first tree service in 1998 in Colorado and then relocated to Portland in 2000 to start Urban Forest Pro. As the Head of Sales & Career Development, Jeff is in charge of modeling and training new arborists. Urban Forest Pro is run with a focus on education for both its arborists and its customers. Jeff is an ISA-certified arborist and has over 24 years of experience in the arboriculture industry.  He is happy for this opportunity to share his tree knowledge!

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 at one of our community orchard affiliate sites in SW Portland, Multnomah neighborhood. Exact location details will be provided after you sign up.

 

March 9th, 2013 1:00 PM   through   4:00 PM
SW Portland, Multnomah neighborhood
Portland, OR 97219
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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