Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
Time: November 7, 2015 from 10am to 1pm
Location: Athlete's Village Co-op
Website or Map: http://www.vandusengarden.org
Event Neighbourhood and Type: false, creek, gardening
Organized By: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Latest Activity: Oct 13, 2015
VanDusen Member: $32 / Non-member: $42
Register online or phone 604-718-5898
This course will cover the why, how and when to prune and train fruit trees to grow the healthiest trees with high production of fruit buds.
Learn the basics of proper pruning and training of fruit trees, allowing them to develop a strong framework to support fruit production, open up the tree canopy to maximize light penetration and reduce the potential for disease. This course will cover the why, how and when to prune and train fruit trees to grow the healthiest trees with high production of fruit buds. The course will combine lecture with pruning demonstrations on a variety of different trees including apples, cherries, figs, pears and plums. Course takes place at the rooftop orchard of the Athlete’s Village Co-op.