Fruit Tree Workshops
Saturday, March 23 2013 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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Date: Saturday, March 16 or Saturday, March 23, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (or afternoon only 1-2:30 p.m.)
Location: Reisinger’s Apple Country, 2750 Apple Lane, Watkins Glen.
• Grafting onto an older tree
• Pruning stone fruits, pears, apples and berries
• Pruning younger trees up to mature trees
• Renovating an older fruit tree for better production (off site)
• General fruit tree care/wildlife control
Remember to dress for the weather! Light refreshments will be provided (bring a bagged lunch). No tools will be needed for this workshop.
Rick Reisinger owns and operates Reisinger’s Apple Country, a 50-acre orchard and u-pick with over 10,000 apple trees. Rick and family began planting the orchards in 1994. The Reisingers grow apples, peaches, pears, plums, cherries, nuts and berries. John Reynolds, Guest Presenter, 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.
This is a joint venture with the Cornell Cooperative Extension offices of Schuyler and Steuben Counties.
Pre-registration required at by March 15, 2013. Register online for the March 16 workshop here: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/FruitTree1_244. Register online for the March 23 workshop here: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/FruitTree2_244.
There is a $20 fee for either workshop ($35/couple) or $10/person for afternoon only (1-2:30 p.m.) For questions or more information, contact Roger Ort, CCE Schuyler County Horticulture Program Educator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 607-535-7161.
Flyer here: http://tinyurl.com/beu2zdj
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