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Apple Growing ShortCourse for the Homeowner
Are you interested in growing your ownproduce in a home orchard? Did youpurchase trees from our Extension Fruit Plant Sale and now need advice on howto grow them? If so you will not want tomiss this class. Come learn everythingyou need to know to be successful establishing a small orchard. We will cover site selection, rootstock andvariety selection, soil fertility, planting, fertilizing, protection fromwildlife, insects and disease. Pruningand training young trees will be demonstrated using containerized trees.
The class will be held on February 27thfrom 5:30-7:30 in the Watauga Agriculture Conference Center at 252 Poplar GroveRd. Boone. Signing up is not mandatorybut is very helpful to us for planning purposes helping to assure we haveenough materials available. Call ouroffice at 828-264-3061 or email email@example.com to let us know you'recoming.
Training course for participants selected for the Extension Master Gardener Program. For preliminary schedule, see our website: https://watauga.ces.ncsu.edu/2018/01/master-gardener-training-course/