Tuesday, April 22, 2014
6 - 8:30 p.m. Room 120, Human Services Complex, Montour Falls
The Art of Grafting - Fruit trees cannot be reproduced “true” to the original cultivar from seed. They can only be reproduced by grafting. Grafting describes any of a number of techniques in which a section of a stem with leaf buds is inserted into the root stock of a tree.
John will discuss the history of grafting, and will give a hands on demonstration on how to graft.
You will make grafts and take two grafted trees home! 15 -20 varieties to choose from - or - bring your own scion wood. This year we will host two classes to accommodate more beginner grafters.
Each class size limited to 15 participants, so register early!
John Reynolds is the owner of Daring Drake Farms, a family owned orchard with a flock of free range ducks for egg production. Over 125 varieties of large & small fruits are grown on the farm.
Pre-registration (along with payment) is required. There is a $20 fee for this workshop.
Call 535-7161. Register online early as class fills up quickly!!
Payment must accompany your online registration (no payment at the door).
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