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Pruning Overgrown Fruit Trees

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Pruning Overgrown Fruit Trees

Time: February 26, 2012 from 10am to 12pm
Location: 4445 Northwest Rd, behind the old buffalo farm
Street: 4445 Northwest Rd.
City/Town: Bellingham
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Chris Wolf
Latest Activity: Feb 24, 2012

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Come to a hands-on workshop about pruning fruit trees at an orchard where there are large trees in need of help. There are a variety of mature trees that have been left unpruned for 4 or 5 years. Here's a rare chance to problem solve and actually work on trees in the real orchard environment. 
Our teacher will be Travis Dickson, who has been pruning fruit trees for 12 years and has taught many classroom style seminars about pruning theory. 
Come prepared for any weather, and bring your saws, loppers and pruners. 
4445 Northwest Rd. Right behind the old Buffalo Farm. 
February 26th at 10am
This is a FREE workshop-- pay it forward by using your new pruning skills to benefit your neighborhood!

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Comment by Lady Hamster on February 18, 2012 at 12:59pm

I am hoping to come and Lure a couple other people along with me who either Have fruit trees as well, or are helping with pruning my own little fruit cocktail orchard which has trees from 10-100 years old badly neglected over time.  Some have been "chain saw trimmed" from just the tips of branches before I moved to my farm. 

I notice 'black knot fungus' is very prevelant here, so I am hoping you also discuss sanitizing of clippers between trees, and even the cuts of trees.


Comment by Krista Rome on February 15, 2012 at 12:09am

Christopher, way to get back on the horse. I look forward to seeing you there, buddy.

Comment by Chris Wolf on February 13, 2012 at 2:18pm

No cost-- it is a free workshop.  Pay it forward by going home and helping a neighbor prune their apple tree!

Comment by jasmin liepa on February 13, 2012 at 10:53am

is there a cost to the workshop?

Comment by Christopher L. on February 8, 2012 at 7:17pm

I am planning on being there! Right up my alley. Pruner... deep breathes...
I'm looking forward to learning more about fruit tree pruning.

Comment by Krista Rome on February 8, 2012 at 6:17pm

I HIGHLY recommend this workshop. Travis mentored me in fruit tree pruning last year and he is an amazing teacher. You will not be disappointed. This is really a great opportunity so pass the word!

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