Orchard Classes


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.

Bloomington Community Orchard classes are co-sponsored by Hilltop Gardens at Indiana University, Bloomingfoods and the Bloomington Community Orchard


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

Register HERE!
Cost: FREE
Age: 16 years and up
Bloomington Community Orchard, South Highland Avenue across from the YMCA.