Become a Backyard Orchardist – Fruit Grafting Workshop – April 9
Slow Food Chicago is offering a workshop on April 9 on growing fruit in the Chicago area. The 4 hour class will cover:
- Best choice of fruit trees and berries to grow organically
- Container growing of fruit trees, inside and out
- How to graft a fruit tree that you are unable to find at a commercial nursery
- Introduction to basic fruit tree pruning
The cost is $35 ($25 for Slow Food members) and includes one rootstock and one scion of your choice. In addition, pear, apple, quince AND paw paw rootstock will also be for sale.
Bring a knife that you can use, and leave your small children at home because of the knife use.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum – 1 – 5 PM
To register for workshop go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/167516