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OfflineEventAttendanceMode Watauga County Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd, Boone, NC 28607, USA Watauga County Agricultural Conference Center, 252 Poplar Grove Rd, Boone, NC 28607, USA Watauga County Center 2 years ago
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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 paige_patterson@ncsu.edu to let us know you'recoming.

 

Feb 27 2018