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Viles Arboretum

Fruit Tree Grafting

with Jen Ries

$80

Viles Arboretum is partnering with Fedco Trees for a Fruit Tree Grafting workshop in Augusta on Saturday, April 1st from 10 am – 2 pm.

Learn to propagate and reproduce favorite apple varieties with instructor Jennifer Ries of Fedco Trees. She will explain how & why to graft and demonstrate the techniques for Whip & Tongue grafting. This is a hands-on class — participants will graft stock to take home and care of seedlings will be discussed.

You will need to purchase a grafting knife in advance of this event!

This is the one you will need:

Right-handed:https://fedcoseeds.com/ogs/folding-grafting-knife-right-handed-8989

Left-handed:https://fedcoseeds.com/ogs/folding-grafting-knife-left-handed-8990

Additionally, please bring a lunch and clothes that can get a bit dirty. Course will run from 10am-2pm.

Cost: $80 which includes 5 fruit trees to take home. This is a great deal!

Class size limited to 10 people to ensure one-on-one coaching with the grafting knife. Sign up early to reserve your spot.

Fee includes instruction and all supplies including rootstock, scionwood and handouts.

  • Session 1: Apr 1st, 2023
    from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Viles Arboretum - Education Center

207-626-7989

153 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04330 Get directions

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