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Fruit Tree Pruning and Care

March 2, 2013 @ 5:30 am - 10:00 am

Mason Vollmer will lead a workshop looking at both the theory and practice of  winter fruit tree pruning, with hands-on demonstration in the orchard at the new Community Farm and Food Resource Center at Bartram’s Garden.

Mr. Vollmer, a Horticultural Educator for over three decades and a certified arborist, is Agricultural Director at Camphill Soltane in Glenmoore, PA which has an orchard and horticultural program for adults with developmental disabilities.

This program is offered in partnership with the Philadelphia Orchard Project, a nonprofit organization that brings together community groups to grow healthy food, green spaces, and food security.  All ticket sales support POP and Bartram’s Garden.

Admission $20 per person. 
Or $15 per person for Philadelphia Orchard Project partners and Bartram Members.  Use Discount Code: PRUNE.

REGISTRATION HERE.

Bring your own brown bag lunch and meet in the Bartram Coach House at 10:30 am.  Please select “Ticket” when purchasing to avoid shipping and handling fees. Check in at the registration table when you arrive (no tickets will be mailed).

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Boating & Fishing

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Flowers, Plants & Trees

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Gardening

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History

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Kids' Activities

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