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Viles Arboretum

Fruit Tree Grafting

with Jen Ries


Viles Arboretum is partnering with Fedco Trees for a Fruit Tree Grafting workshop!

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:



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 13th, 2024
    from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    Class is full
  • Session 2: Apr 14th, 2024
    from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Viles Arboretum - Education Center


153 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04330 Get directions

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