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Title: Winter Fruit Tree Pruning - Theory, Demonstration, and Hands-On Practice
START DATE: Sunday February 02
TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Details:
EcoHouse
1305 Hopkins Street, Berkeley, Ca, 94702
Event Type: Class/Workshop
Want to learn how to better take care of your fruit trees? Join us for this hands-on winter fruit tree pruning class held in a permaculture-based food forest garden in North Berkeley.

This class will include: Theory of tree growth, Nature’s pruning, and how to maximize health and productivity. The teacher will demonstrate various techniques for different species of trees and allow students to practice hands-on tree pruning with professional guidance.

We will have established fruit trees onsite to use as demonstration and practice. The teacher will also offer tips on how to get your trees started right. Handouts included with class.

Teacher: John Valenzuela is a horticulturist, consultant, and educator specializing in fruit trees and food forests, working throughout the Bay Area. He also serves as chairperson for the Golden Gate Chapter of the California Rare Fruit Growers. He is owner of Cornucopia Food Forest Gardens — growing an ecosystem of abundance: http://cornucopiafoodforest.wordpress.com/

Space is limited – advance registration online ensures a spot in the class.

Cost: $25 or $20 for Ecology Center members, no one turned away for lack of funds

Pre-registration: register [at] ecologycenter.org OR buy tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/550644#sthash.r20Mlhya.dpuf

Event Contact: 510-548-2220 ext 239

This event is wheelchair accessible





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