Monday, May 21, 2012

Taking Care Of Your Fruit Trees

Portland Parks & Recreation Summer Fruit Tree Care Class
Class # 383054 
Register at 503-823-PLAY or
June 12 7:00 to 8:30 PM
June 19 7:00 to 8:30 PM
June 26 7:00 to 8:30 PM
Location: Columbia Children's Arboretum Orchard 10040 NE 6th Drive Just east of Jubitz
Cost $15.00

Learn the basics of summer fruit tree care. Each class will include a lecture and hands-on practice working in the Columbia Children's Orchard.  Topics include; common insect and disease problems and their control measures, tree selection, summer pruning, tree structure and fruit thinning. Class will provide information about all aspects of apples, pears, plums, cherries, and peach trees.   Class will be taught by Clackamas Community College Professor Bruce Nelson and parks staff.   No pruning experience necessary tools provided. Question 503-823-1650

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