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Friday, March 21, 2014

'Hands On' Fruit Care Workshop Series (Session 2 of 4)

When:  Friday, March 21, 2014, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Residence of James Quinn
719 West Broadway, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Join us for 1, 2 or all 3 workshops in this series. Each is 2 or 2.5 hours long & held in central Columbia. Fruit tree pruning (don't fall out of the tree!)- Fri. March 7th- 4-6 PM. Berries and organic fruit gardening- Fri. Mar. 21st at 4-6:30 PM (it's the 2nd day of spring!). Disease and insect pest control of fruit planting- (yikes!) Fri. April 11th 4-6 PM. Additional Bonus Class! A Mid Summer Fruit Review - Friday, June 6th at 4 pm (let's eat some strawberries, yum).

Session topic:

Pruning of raspberries, blueberries & grapes. Mulch removal of strawberries. Fig, paw paw, and Oriental persimmon production reviewed. Blackberries planting. Site selection and pest control will be reviewed for all in light of organic cultivation.

Registration:

For a complete information see the flier/registration form at- http://extension.missouri.edu/boone/mg.html or contact Frankie Anderson andersonfr@missouri.edu; phone 573-445-9792.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
75 for 3, but includes complimentary Midwest Home Fruit Manual

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824