Growing Fruit Trees Workshop

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When:  Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Time:  10–11:30 a.m. Location:  Jim Land Residence, 25 Reidland Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681

Time:  1–4 p.m. Location:  N.C. Cooperative Extension, Alexander County Center, 151 West Main Avenue, Taylorsville, NC 28681

Speaker:  Mike Parker, NC State University Fruit Tree Specialist

Afternoon session topics:

Fruit trees: apple, peach, nectarine, pear, etc. grown by backyard growers can be done successfully. Participants will be guided through tree fruit production from A-Z.

Training systems for different fruit trees, pruning, site selection, soils, weed management, pruning, site selection, soils, weed management, pest management, varieties, rootstock, and more.

Space is limited – registration is required. Register by contact Julie Campbell at or 828-632-4451.