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March 2020

UMass Extension: Home Orchard Pruning – a Hands-on Workshop

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carlsons Orchards, 115 Oak Hill Rd
Harvard, MA 01458 United States

For full details, go to UMassGarden.com. The joy of growing fruit in the home garden is enjoying a renaissance. One of the key steps in successful fruit growing is the act of pruning the trees. This can seem daunting and complicated, but it’s not! Not once you understand the principles involved. Come learn how to properly prune your fruit trees (apples, pears, peaches, etc.). Participants will have the opportunity to conduct actual pruning and gain both experience and confidence in…

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CANCELED: UMass Extension: Home Orchard Establishment & Basics – a Classroom Workshop

March 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carlsons Orchards, 115 Oak Hill Rd
Harvard, MA 01458 United States
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$50

For full details go to UMassGarden.com. Horticultural topics covered will be the basics of planting fruit trees, including site selection, choice of variety and rootstock, planting best practices, tree training and pruning, fertilization and ongoing fruit tree care. (In-depth pest management will be covered in the afternoon session.) If weather permits, there will be a hands-on demonstration of planting fruit trees at Red Apple Farm. Mr. Jon Clements & Ms. Liz Garofalo 10:00am - 12:00pm Carlson Orchards   This workshop…

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CANCELED: UMass Extension: Home Orchard Pest Management – a Hands-on Workshop

March 28, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Carlsons Orchards, 115 Oak Hill Rd
Harvard, MA 01458 United States
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$50

For full details go to UMassGarden.com. One of the most challenging thing about growing your own fruit is knowing how to identify the insect pests and diseases that might afflict them.  Learn the basics of pest and disease identification and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the home orchard. Hands-on, scouting, monitoring, placement of traps, etc. will be covered.* Dr. Jaime Piñero & Ms. Liz Garofalo 1:00pm - 3:00pm Carlson Orchards This workshop can be combined with the Home Orchard Establishment…

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