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Fruit Tree Pruning & Food Forest Basics Workshop

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Learn all about deciduous fruit trees—about their role in a food forest & how to maintain them with proper pruning.

It's winter pruning time for your deciduous fruit trees!

Learn how to successfully snip your apple, plum, peach, or other deciduous fruit trees into shape and their role in a food forest.

This workshop will cover the following topics:

  • General pruning basics
  • Proper pruning for deciduous (winter dormant) species
  • Hands-on pruning opportunity
  • Why fruit trees are the bones of a food forest

About the Speaker: Dave Johnston - Founder & Lead Designer - BioEve

The workshop is taught by BioEve, founder and lead designer, Dave Johnston. Since moving to Southern California in 2011, Dave found his passion in gardening and landscaping. BioEve provides organic resource design for clients throughout San Diego County. Prior to starting BioEve, Dave established and ran the school garden program at Cardiff Elementary, operated the tree health division at ProTrees, and created a wide variety of landscape systems from San Diego to Oceanside. Dave’s primary expertise is in tree care, focusing mostly on fruit trees in backyard orchard settings. Using permaculture techniques, Dave has created food forest systems that produce year-round and require seasonal care as opposed to the intensive care required by conventional gardens. 

Course Fee: $25 per person

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Event Classification
Funding Source Pro-bono
Category Green Living Workshop
Special Note
Stream to Volunteer Opportunities
February 10th, 2018 10:00 AM   through   12:00 PM
Del Mar Fairgrounds - Infield Farm
Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA
United States
Main Phone: (760) 436-7986  ext. 700
Main Phone: (760) 436-7986
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1 Attendee $ 25.00