The Community Gardening Program and the Bloomington Community Orchard are pleased to offer Community Orchard classes free to the community, as part of our continued dedication to making healthy food available to all. To register, visit the Bloomington Community Orchard Web site and reserve your seat at least 48 hours before the class.
Dormant Pruning of Fruit Trees
Sat. Feb. 25, 2017 2-4 pm
Learn how to prune fruit trees during dormancy in order to improve structure, stimulate growth, keep trees healthy, and increase productivity. In this hands-on class, participants both learn and practice proper pruning techniques. The class takes place in the orchard, so wear clothing appropriate for the weather. The rain/snow date is 6 March. Participants are notified if the use of rain/snow date is required.
Instructor: H. Michael Simmons, Advanced Master Gardener