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'Hands On' Fruit Care Workshop Series (Session 1 of 4)

When:

Friday, March 14, 2014, 4 p.m. to 6 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:

Site selection, propagation material and planting preparation will be reviewed.Pruning reviewed for mature apple, cherry, peach, plum, and pear. Pruning of small peach and apricot. Pest control tactics in the dormant season will be reviewed.

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

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