Portland Fruit Tree Project
Summer Pruning (hands-on workshop)
Wednesday July 31st, 5:30pm - 8:30 pm
SE Portland, Pleasant Valley 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! 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:
Nick Bezzerides: Nick is the owner of Sense of Place Permaculture, LLC which he started in 2008. He offers environmentally appropriate design, installation and maintenance services for rural, residential, and commercial landscapes as well as consulting and training for those who want to do-it-themselves. Nick has earned a BS in Biology from Colorado State University, an MS in Forestry from the University of Montana and is an ISA Certified Arborist (#MW4383A), Certified Permaculture Design Consultant, and Master Gardener.
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 $25. Sliding scale options are provided for those who feel unable to contribute at that level. In addition, a limited amount of full scholarships and work-trade scholarships are available.
This workshop will be hosted by one of our registered tree owners in SE Portland, Pleasant Valley neighborhood. Exact location details will be provided after you sign up.
|Workshop Contribution Level|
|Standard Workshop Fee - Level 1||$ 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|