Backyard Gardener - Tree Fruit Workshop / Gladwin

A workshop designed for the backyard gardener.  This is a fun, hands-on workshop designed for any backyard gardener who has fruit trees.  Participants will learn about selection, planting, care, pruning and protection of tree fruits from insects and disease.

The workshop begins at 5 p.m. at the Fruitful Orchard and Cider Mill located at 5740 W M-61, Gladwin, MI with a live pruning demonstration.  At 6 p.m. participants will travel to the Gladwin County MSU Extension Office at 555 W Cedar Ave. in Gladwin for classroom instruction using the new MSU Extension Master Gardener chapter on tree fruits.

The session will be led by Steve Fouch, co-owner of L&S Tree Health Care Services.  Steve is a retired MSU horticulturalist and educator. 

Fee for the session is $20 in advance, $30 on site.  To register online visit this link or contact Marybeth Denton at (989) 539-7805.  For more information about opportunities to get involved with the Master Gardener program follow this link or email mg@msu.edu.

This program offers 4.0 hours of education credit.