Fruit Tree Pruning Demonstrations

Feb 22 2014 - 10:00am - Mar 15 2014 - 2:00pm

It's fruit tree pruning season and the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Yavapai County is offering two free deciduous fruit tree pruning demonstrations conducted by Extension Agent, Jeff Schalau. Come and learn why, when, and how to prune your backyard fruit trees. Demonstrations will cover apples, pears, plums, peaches, nectarines, cherries, and more. Fertilization, irrigation and fruit thinning will also be discussed.

Two pruning demonstrations are scheduled. The first will be held on Saturday February 22 at 10 AM at the Marmaduke Orchard, 3435 S Silver Rd, Camp Verde. The second will be held on Saturday March 15 at 10 AM at the McLandress Orchard, 850 S. Maricopa St, Chino Valley. Cost of attendance is free, registration is not recquired.

Location: 
Camp Verde & Chino Valley
Contact name: 
Jeff Schalau
Contact email: 
jschalau@cals.arizona.edu