Greenwich Land Trust and Garden Education Center to Hold Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

Workshop leader Charles Day. Photo courtersy of Garden Education Center of Greenwich.

The Greenwich Land Trust has partnered with the Garden Education Center of Greenwich to offer a workshop on fruit tree grafting techniques.

On Thursday, March 27 from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM, Charles Day, a former commercial fruit-grower, will talk about the collection and storage of scion wood, rootstocks and their function, different types of grafts, and the art of tying and waxing.

Participants will have the opportunity to hone their grafting skills on real trees on one of the Greenwich Land Trust’s beautiful orchard preserves.

Bring Lunch; Drink & Dessert provided

Material fee $5.00 paid day of class

Registration Required: $35 for members, $45 for non-members. Register online here.

For more information please visit: http://gecgreenwich.org/0327.html

The Greenwich Land Trust’s mission is to preserve land permanently and protect its ecological integrity for the benefit of this and future generations. The GLT, founded in 1976, preserves more than 741 acres of land including woodlands, meadows, orchards, and salt marshes. Membership is open to all. Call 203.629.2151 or visit GLTRUST.ORG for more information.

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