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Saturday
Mar
28
2015
Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 10am-1pm
10am-1pm
#**Grafting** **Saturday March 28th, 10am - 1pm** **NE Portland, Vernon neighborhood** In this fun, hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of grafting, the most common method of fruit tree propagation. Learn why and how grafting is done, what root stock and scion wood are and which ones to use. You'll get to bring home a fruit tree that you grafted yourself and come away ready to propagate more fruit trees on your own! Additional trees & rootstocks will also be available for purchase at the workshop. [Click here to register](http://civi.portlandfruit.org/civicrm/event/register?cid=0&reset=1&id=1264) ##**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 garden. His botanical specialization is grasses. **Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.** This workshop has a standard sliding-scale workshop fee of $25.00 In addition, a limited amount of full scholarships and work-trade scholarships are available. Workshop contribution & cancellation policy [(click here)](http://portlandfruit.org/workshop-contribution-and-cancellation-policy)