Learn to graft fruit trees with UMaine Extension March 30

Lisbon Falls, Maine—University of Maine Cooperative Extension and FEDCO Trees are offering a tree grafting workshop March 30, 9 a.m.–noon, at the UMaine Extension office, 24 Main Street, Lisbon Falls.

This hands-on workshop will include discussion and demonstration of the proper techniques for grafting fruit trees and supplies for each participant to graft a pear tree to take home. Southern Maine Community College instructor and retired longtime Bath city arborist Thomas Hoerth will lead the workshop.

The $55 fee includes all supplies; pre-registration is required. Register online. Class is limited to 20 participants. One MELNA [Maine Landscape and Nursery Association] and three ISA [International Society of Arboriculture] credits are available. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Melissa Freeman, 207.353.5550; melissa.freeman@maine.edu.