Pruning for High Yield Fruit Production Class on February 28

Posted in Community, Community News, Culinary

February 19, 2016

Gary Ingram is leading a fruit tree pruning class from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28 at the South Whidbey Tilth Sustainability Campus. The first part is a classroom presentation about the best times to prune different types of trees, organic pest and disease control, fertilization, tree selection for maximum fruit production and tree health.

Bring pruning tools for a hands-on experience in the orchard and the Tilth Community Garden. Dress for the weather. Hot beverages are available. The cost is $15, $25 for couples and $8 to Tilth members. Pre-registration is helpful; contact Michael Seraphinoff at 360-544-2278 or The location is 2812 Thompson Rd., off SR 525 between Freeland and Bayview.

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