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RAINTREE NURSERY--FULL DAY OF CLASSES!!
Sat Mar 9, 2019
Who PUBLIC WELCOME!
Where Roxy Theater, 233 W. Main St. Morton, WA 98356 Show on map
Full Day of Classes
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Please note: Classes are at Roxy Theater, 233 W. Main St. Morton, WA 98356.
We will have a lot of great classes taught by experts.
Registration day of class: $15
People under 21 are free!
Come join us for an all you can learn buffet of helpful information!
Raintree open: 7:30 a.m. to dark.
How to register: Call us, send in your check or register online.
Books, supplies, rootstocks and scionwood will be available for sale.
Special Class-Day Sale: At the classes, we will have a flyer listing
dozens of items offered at the nursery at class day only sale prices!
9:15 a.m.- 3 p.m. GRAFTING: Ongoing small groups! Scionwood available.
9:15 a.m. FRUITS FROM AROUND THE WORLD: How to choose the best cultivars offered by Raintree with Sam Benowitz.
9:15 a.m. FOR THE BEGINNER: All the basics to successfully start growing fruit trees and berries in your yard!
10:15 a.m. PLANT PROPAGATION: Raintree staff shows you propagation from seeds, cuttings, layering, budding & grafting.
10:15 a.m. GROWING YOUR OWN MUSHROOMS: Mushroom expert Bill Hulbert will teach you how to grow mushrooms. 11:15 a.m. FRUIT TREE PRUNING: Gary Moulton, formerly from the WSU Mt. Vernon station, explains and demonstrates how to prune all fruits including young and old trees.
12:15 p.m. LUNCH: There are several places in Morton to eat lunch.
1:15 p.m. MASON BEES: Learn all about how to care for them!
1:15 p.m. PESTS AND DISEASES: Learn to control fungus, insects including the new fruit fly, weeds and deer in your fruit garden using ecological methods!
2:15 p.m. GROWING GRAPES & KIWIS: Gary Moulton shares his expertise. Best varieties, rootstocks, growing & training methods.
2:15 p.m.BERRIES-BLUE, BLACK, ELDER, GOOSE, RASP AND STRAW: Learn to prune, train, select and plant them.
3:15 p.m. MAKING HARD CIDER: Hard cider expert Gary Moulton explains how to make top quality hard ciders.
3:15 p.m. GROWING NUT TREES: Learn what to grow and how.
4:45 p.m. HANDS ON PRUNING AND TOP WORKING: (At Raintree)We go out in the field and learn to prune and top-work a large overgrown fruit tree.