Classes & Lectures

#HomeGrownFruit: Basic Winter Fruit Tree Pruning

About #HomeGrownFruit: Basic Winter Fruit Tree Pruning

Review the goals and techniques of pruning fruit trees in this lecture and demonstration workshop. Get some hands-on pointers on how to prune your fruit trees to maximize health and production. Information on varietal selection, tools, timing, techniques, and more, with Matthew Sutton of Orchard Keepers and Orin Martin of the Alan Chadwick Garden. This workshop takes place at the UCSC Farm.

Dress for the outdoors and bring a snack.

Online registration costs: $30 for general public; $20 for Friends of the Farm & Garden members, and certified UC Master Gardeners; $15 for limited income, and beginning farmers; $5 for current UCSC students. Free for lifetime members of the Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden, and current Farm & Garden docents.

Or pay at the door (cash or check only): $40 for general public, $30 for Friends of the Farm & Garden members, UC Master Gardeners, $20 for limited income and beginning farmers, $5 for current UCSC students.

Click here if you're interested in finding out about how to join the Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden.

Heavy rain cancels. Rainout date is February 3. Full refund if you cannot attend on the rainout date.

If you prefer to pre-register by check, please send a check made payable to UC Regents to:

Vanessa Ackermann/CASFS
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
attn: Winter Pruning

For more information call 831-459-3240 or email [email protected]
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