Date(s) - 03/14/2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Young Fruit Trees & Berries: Planning, Selection, Planting, & Care
Saturday March 14th, 10am – 1pm
Portland, location TBA
March is one of the best months to plant fruit trees and berries. Learn which types are the best to grow in the sun, shade, and containers. Emphasis on: organic methods, easiest to grow, most productive varieties and techniques, sustainability.
In this informative workshop you will learn the basics of fruit tree and berry selection in order to choose an appropriate variety for your space. This fun workshop will be an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the various factors one should consider when selecting a fruit tree or berry plant for a given site. We’ll do some hands-on planting together and participants will also learn some basic steps for young (0-4 yrs) tree and berry care.
About the instructor:
Jeffrey Harrison holds an M.A. in literary theory and has tutored writers of all ages at Street Roots, PCC – Rock Creek, and in online services. His landscape contracting company is in its 7th year of providing consultation and building services to enhance native ecology, beauty, and sustainability. He has also provided education and leadership to volunteers at Portland Fruit Tree Project for the past 4 years through the Tree Care Teams program. He enjoys writing poetry and songs to sing and play on his guitar.
The location address and other details will be provided after you register.
This workshop has a standard workshop fee of $25. Sliding scale options are provided for those who feel unable to contribute at that level. In addition, a limited amount of full scholarships and work-trade scholarships are available.