Pruning & Training Stone Fruit Trees (IN-PERSON)

Review the goals and techniques of pruning stone fruit trees (prunes, plums, peaches, nectarines, apricots, apriums, pluots) 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 tools, timing, techniques, and more, taught by Orin Martin, manager of the Alan Chadwick Garden. This workshop begins at the Cowell Ranch Hay Barn then moves to the the UCSC Farm orchard.

Pre-register online only, cost: $40 for general public, 10% off for current Friends of the Farm & Garden members. Limit 30 people.

Dress for the outdoors and bring a snack. Orin's book, Fruit Trees for Every Garden, will be available for sale.

Heavy Rain cancels. Rainout date is Feb 27th. Full refund if you cannot attend on the rainout date.  Please note, in-person workshops are subject to cancellation if deemed necessary by UC Covid Safety protocol. In that case, fees will be refunded.

Sunday, February 20 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

Farm Road, Santa Cruz, California 95064

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