Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Pollinator Resources

Pollinator Resources

Event date: 10/7/2020 12:00 PM Export event

Planning Your Backyard Orchard

Fall Gardening Webinar Series


October 7, 2020
Wednesday, 12 noon to 1 p.m.

Co-hosted by MOFGA and UMaine Cooperative Extension.

Are you thinking of planting some fruit trees next spring? If so, now is the best time to start planning! Join us for the first webinar in our Fall Gardening Webinar Series, hosted in partnership with University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Join MOFGA's Agricultural Specialist for Downeast Maine, C.J. Walke, to learn about choosing locations for different types of fruit trees; considerations when deciding on rootstocks and tree size; choosing varieties and sourcing trees; preparing your ground; best practices when planting; and how to care for young trees.