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Fruit Tree Planting and Pruning Workshop

April 19, 2014 @ 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Participants get to help plant several new fruit trees while receiving instruction on proper planting and pruning methods, as well as information about specific pruning requirements for different types of fruit trees.  Participants will have the opportunity to help prune trees at the site.

WHEN: Saturday, April 19th at 9:00 am until noon.  *** Registration starts at 8:30am, walk over the hill at 8:45 am. ***

WHERE: Meet at PCEI at 1040 Rodeo Drive and walk to the orchard site (Gail and Mark DeSantis property north of PCEI).  The young orchard on the DeSantis property has a variety of semi-dwarf trees.

COST:  Free for PCEI members, $5 for non-members.

WHAT TO BRING:  Participants should bring work gloves and any pruning tools they would like to use, such as bypass pruners or loppers, pole pruners, and/or pruning saws.  No chain saws, please.

INSTRUCTOR: Roger Blanchard is an ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist and ISA Board Certified Master Arborist with over 35 years of experience planting and pruning fruit trees in the Pacific Northwest.

Details

Date:
April 19, 2014
Time:
9:00 am-12:00 pm

Organizer

Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute
Phone:
208-882-1444
Email:
info@pcei.org
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Venue

PCEI Nature Center
1040 Rodeo Drive
Moscow, ID 83843 United States
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Phone:
(208) 882-1444
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