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Saturday, July 19, 2014 from 10am-1pm
@NW Portland, Northwest District
Bud Grafting Saturday July 19th, 10:00am - 1:00pm NW Portland, Northwest District In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basic techniques of bud grafting (budding). This method of grafting will allow you to combine different varieties and species of fruit into a single tree more quickly and with greater success rates than other grafting methods. This fun workshop will be an opportunity for you to gain a basic understanding of different bud grafting methods and when they should be used. About the instructor: Rick Shory has always worked with plants. In addition to gardening, he has grown and pruned fruit trees, including over 30 years experience grafting. In 2010, he returned to the Pacific Northwest after ten years in Colorado, where he worked in environmental field research and had a home orchard and permaculture. His botanical specialization is grasses. The location address and other details will be provided after you register.