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Apples, Pears, and other Pomes: A Fruit Tree Weekend Intensive Workshop
Santa Cruz, CA
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Saturday Feb 08, 2014 10:00 AM - Sunday Feb 09, 2014 4:00 PM | $75.00 - $250.00


Apples, Pears, and other Pomes: A Fruit Tree Weekend Intensive Workshop
Join us on Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9, for a workshop intensive at the UCSC Farm focused on the organic care of apples, pears, and other pome fruit trees. Chadwick Garden manager Orin Martin and garden assistant Sky DeMuro will lead this weekend-long workshop.

Through lectures and hands-on learning, participants will learn how to: select appropriate varieties, choose and prepare a planting site, plant trees, and care for them year round. Topics include: tool selection and care, soil fertility, cover crops and fertilizers, irrigation, pruning, and disease and pest control.

Online registration costs: $250 for general public, $225 for Friends of the Farm & Garden members, $200 for Farm & Garden docents, $75 for current UCSC students.

Workshop registration cost includes the Fruit Tree Reader, coffee, tea and snacks. Please bring your own lunch. Registration deadline is February 5, pre-registration is required, and class size is limited.

Click here if you're interested in finding out about how to join the Friends of the Farm & Garden.

If you prefer to register for this class by mail (no service charge), please send a check made payable to UC Regents to:

Amy Bolton
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
attn: Fruit Tree class

Please include your contact information (phone and email) with your check.

For directions to the UCSC Farm, please see the CASFS website:

Click here to see additional upcoming fruit tree and gardening events


UCSC Farm (View)
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
United States

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Education > Workshops
Other > Green

Minimum Age: 14
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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