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Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

| $48

So you have heard about grafting, but do you really know how it is done? Have you ever wanted to learn techniques for propagating fruit trees of your own? Join Cooperative Extension on Saturday, April 7 for a hands-on workshop that will that will provide expert instruction and give you the confidence to graft to your heart’s desire.

In this session, Tom Hoerth will describe, demonstrate and provide practice for participants in the techniques of whip, tongue, and cleft grafting of fruit trees. Participants will receive selected literature to help guide them, a set of grafting tools (grafting knife and PVC grafting tape), as well as two root stocks onto which they will bench graft a choice of apple and pear varieties.

Details

Date:
April 7
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$48
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/programs/horticulture/workshops/

Venue

Regional Learning Center
75 Clearwater Dr., Suite 104
Falmouth, ME 04105 United States
Phone:
207.781.6099

Organizer

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Cumberland County
Phone:
207.781.6099
Email:
extension.rlreception@maine.ed
Website:
https://extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/

Other

Sponsor
University of Maine Cooperative Extension