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Fall Gardening Series: Planning a Backyard Orchard -Webinar-Oct. 7, 2020

Free!

Webinar

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Are you thinking of planting some fruit trees next spring? If so, now is actually the best time to start planning!

Join MOFGA’s Agricultural Specialist for Downeast Maine CJ Walke for this webinar to help pave the way for success with your tree planting efforts next spring.

$5 suggested donation for this webinar

Registration is required – Participants will receive the Zoom information after registering for this event. If you need technical assistance, please contact Michele Lodgek at michele.lodgek@maine.edu or 207.949-4057.

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Program Description

Are you thinking of planting some fruit trees next spring? If so, now is actually the best time to start planning!

Join MOFGA’s Agricultural Specialist for Downeast Maine CJ Walke for this webinar to help pave the way for success with your tree planting efforts next spring. CJ will talk about choosing locations for different types of fruit trees; considerations when deciding on rootstocks and tree size; choosing varieties and sourcing trees; preparing your ground; best practices when planting; and how to care for young trees.

Instructor: CJ Walke, MOFGA’s Agricultural Specialist for Downeast Maine

MOFGA Logo Dark GreenCo-sponsor: The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA, www.mofga.org), formed in 1971, is the oldest and largest state organic organization in the country. The organization aims to educate about and advocate for organic agriculture, illuminating its interdependence with a healthy environment, local food production, and thriving communities.

 

If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Pamela Hargest, UMaine Extension Horticulture Professional,  at pamela.hargest@maine.edu or 207.781.6099 to discuss your needs. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 7 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request, however, all requests will be considered.

 

Program Details

Date

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Time

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location

ONLINE

Instructors

Instructor: CJ Walke, MOFGA’s Agricultural Specialist for Downeast Maine

Contact Name

Pamela Hargest

Contact Email and Phone

pamela.hargest@maine.edu, 207.781.6099

Website

https://extension.umaine.edu/gardening/webinar-series/

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