- Author: Gail Tauchus
Please join us for a fruit tree pruning workshop at Salt Creek Growers on Hwy 3 south of Hayfork this Saturday, February 8th from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. Starting at 1:00 pm, the workshop will provide a lecture/review on fundamentals of pruning, dormant vs. summer pruning, heading vs. thinning cuts, proper pruning cuts, disease prevention, appropriate tools and tool care, tips for restoring neglected, old fruit trees. At 2:00 pm, attendees can practice hands-on pruning with guidance from Master Gardeners. You can attend all or part of the workshops. Some tools and ladders will be provided. We encourage you to bring your own pruning tools if your would like to have them sharpened. Please dress warm as the workshop will be held outside. In the event of rain, the workshop will be cancelled. For more information, check out our website (cetrinity.ucanr.edu), call Carol Fall, UC Cooperative Extension, Trinity County at 530-623-3746 or email@example.com. See you there!