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Fruit Tree Pruning and Orchard Care Workshop
Grange Farm School at Ridgewood Ranch
Willits, CA
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Scheduling Notice: The  Fruit Tree Pruning and Orchard Care Workshop has been  re-scheduled for Sunday February 16.

Due to the heavy rain in the forecast the originally scheduled workshop date of February 9th will be postponed.

Grange Farm School offers

Fruit Tree Pruning and Orchard Care Workshop    

Topics include how tO:

    Plan and establish a new orchard
    Restore neglected fruit trees
    Prune different species
    Disease management and more

Sunday February 16 10:30am to 4:00pm

The day will include a mix  guided hands-on work on the trees and information packed lecture.

Location Ridgewood Ranch, 6 miles south of Willits.  

The orchard we will be working with includes mature apples trees as well as younger trees cherry, pear, and peach.

Lunch provided for those who pre-register,

Drop-ins welcome, please bring a sack lunch.

$35 general public, $10 Grange members

For more information contact Antonia Partridge at

There is limited parking at the orchard and it is important to observe speed limits, 5 mph! on the Ranch.  Watch for kids, horses, and cows on the road.  Shuttle from La Vida Charter School parking lot for those who come on time.

Instructors: Patrick Schafer and Antonia Partridge

Patrick has been teaching pruning and grafting for 30 years.  He planted and continues to  manage his 40 year old orchard in Philo, CA

Antonia is an Agriculture instructor for the Grange Farm School and for Mendocino College.  She has been caring for fruit trees and gardens around Willits, CA for nearly 15 years.
Sunday Feb 16, 2014 10:30 AM - Sunday Feb 16, 2014 4:00 PM | $10.00 - $35.00



Grange Farm School at Ridgewood Ranch (View)
16200 N. Hwy 101
Willits, CA 95490
United States

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Education > Workshops

Minimum Age: 12
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No



Ana C.
Willits, CA United States
Feb 14, 2014 2:54 PM
Ana C.
Willits, CA United States
Feb 14, 2014 2:54 PM
Sue C.
Willits, CA United States
Feb 11, 2014 7:07 PM
Stace P.
Willits, CA United States
Feb 03, 2014 11:01 PM

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