Free Fruit Tree Management Workshop March 22

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks Urban Forest Project is partnering with the Kent and Montcalm Conservation Districts to present a workshop on  growing, maintaining and pruning fruit trees. The event takes place 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday March 22 at Sietsema Orchards,  8540 2-Mile Road in Ada.  

Although the setting for this event is a production fruit farm, the programming will target small-scale, urban and backyard fruit growers. Topics include selecting appropriate varieties, watering and fertilization, tree biology, insects and disease and tree pruning with an outdoor practical.

Space is limited. If you are interested in attending this class, RSVP to Lee Mueller at 616 389 4687 or lee.mueller@friendsofgrparks.org. 

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