NE Portland, East Columbia neighborhood

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Portland
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OR
97211
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US

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Saturday
Jun
25
2016
Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 10am-1pm
10am-1pm
Summer Pruning Saturday June 25th, 10am - 1pm NE Portland, East Columbia neighborhood In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of summer pruning in order to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! Summer Pruning is a great time to de-invigorate an overgrown tree and encourage the continued development of fruiting laterals. This fun workshop will be an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the different types of pruning cuts and when these cuts should be used. About the instructor: Instructor TBA The location address and other details will be provided after you register. Register at: http://civi.portlandfruit.org/civicrm/event/register?id=1593&reset=1
Sunday
Feb
21
2016
Sunday, February 21, 2016 from 10am-1pm
10am-1pm
Sunday February 21st, 10am - 1pm NE Portland, East Columbia neighborhood In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of winter pruning in order to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! This fun workshop will be an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the different types of pruning cuts and when these cuts should be used. You'll also be able to gain some practice pruning under skilled supervision. About the instructor: Jim Wentworth-Plato: I am a Board Certified Master Arborist living in Northeast Portland with a few apples, grapes, raspberries and blueberries on my property. I've pruned trees professionally the last 19 years with Emerald Tree. I help people of all ages understand the interactions within our environment, and how we alter it, for better and worse. The location address and other details will be provided after you register. Register at: http://civi.portlandfruit.org/civicrm/event/register?id=1584&reset=1
Sunday
Jun
1
2014
Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 1-4pm
1-4pm
Spring Pest & Disease Management/Fruit Thinning Sunday June 1st, 1:00pm - 4:00pm NE Portland, East Columbia neighborhood In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of springtime pest and disease assessment and fruit thinning to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! This fun workshop will be an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the different types of pests and diseases commonly found in the Portland area as well as the importance and how-to of fruit thinning. If you have samples of pest and/or disease affected fruit, leaves, or twigs - please bring them to the workshop in a sealed container so we can try to ID them. About the instructor: Heidi Noordijk studied horticulture at Michigan State University and Cornell University - specializing in pomology (tree fruits). Heidi has participated in research projects involving apple tree physiology, berry production, and tree fruit entomology. Heidi has also worked on various orchards and farms in the PNW and east coast.Heidi currently works for OSU's Small Farms program. The location address and other details will be provided after you register.