Dormant Season Fruit Grafting

Grafting is a wonderful way to make more from less in a small urban orchard and begin to explore the amazing variety of fruiting plants that thrive in our climate. In this class we will learn and practice methods which may be used for grafting dormant scion (cuttings) onto both rootstock and mature trees. You will gain an understanding of plant propagation and the role of grafting, the basic science of grafting, which fruits which are compatible, which take to grafting more readily and tools needed. We will then get hands on practice and each participant will go home with at least two grafted apple trees.

When: Saturday March 3 2018 10am-12:30pm
Where:  Richmond Hills
How Much: $40-80 sliding scale plus $15 supply fee to be brought in cash on day of class
Instructor: K.Ruby Blume

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