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Backyard Orchardist Workshop
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Chicago, IL
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Slow Food Chicago
Backyard Orchardist Workshop
Sunday, May 5, 2013
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Notebaert Nature Museum - 2430 North Cannon Drive, Chicago IL 60614

Pre-Registration Cost: $35 general public, $25 Slow Food Members
Walk-In Registration Cost: $40 general public, $30 Slow Food Members
Space is limited

Learn everything you need to know about growing fruit trees in your backyard or on your deck.  This workshop will cover as time permits:

-Best choices of fruit trees and berry plants to grow organically in the Chicago area
-Container growing of fruit trees
-Introduction to basic fruit tree pruning
-How to graft a fruit tree that you are unable to locate from a commercial nursery
-Add an additional variety to an already existing fruit tree
-How to espalier a fruit tree

Instructor: Oriana Kruszewski owns a certified organic orchard in Winslow, Illinois.  Oriana has 25 years of experience growing fruit trees and her orchard contains more than 500 pear trees.
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We are no longer offering online sales of workshop tickets, please call us at 847.404.6698 to ensure we have space in the workshop and then join us at the Notebaert Nature Museum.



Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum (View)
2430 North Cannon Drive
Chicago, IL 60614
United States

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Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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