Thursday, January 17, 2019

Amador County Master Gardeners: Grafting Backyard Fruit Trees - Sat Feb 16

“Grafting Backyard Fruit Trees” class will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Interested in improving the quality and variety of fruit trees in your backyard orchard? Join the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County for this timely class on grafting methods you can use on fruit trees in your home orchard.

Local Master Gardeners will present a hands-on clinic covering a variety of grafting techniques for home gardeners. Whip, tongue and cleft grafts will be demonstrated and practiced. Bud grafts will also be discussed. Learn how to grow a fruit salad tree. A variety of fruit tree scions may be available for participants to take home. Handouts will be available. The class is free and open to the public. No reservations are required. All classes are held in the GSA building at 12200-B Airport Rd. in Jackson from 9am to Noon.

For questions, call the UCCE Master Gardeners of Amador County at the UC Cooperative Extension Office from 10am to noon, Tuesday through Thursday, 209-223-6838 or email mgamador@ucdavis.edu.  Website:  http://ucanr.edu/mgamador



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