Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association
Resources for Gardeners

Resources for Gardeners

Planning Your Backyard Orchard

Fall Gardening Webinar Series

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

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.

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Want to share your ideas?

Send your ideas for gardening and homesteading programming (especially online) or your garden pictures from this year that you’d like to share in this newsletter to Anna Libby, MOFGA’s community education director, at [email protected].