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.
Viles Arboretum - Education Center
153 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04330 Get directions