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Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 | 10-11:30am

Queen Mary Community Garden


If you’re looking at your backyard fruit trees wondering how to help them thrive, join fruit tree expert David Tracey for this hands-on workshop. David will go through the basics of fruit tree pruning, so you will go home knowing when and what to cut. We will be working on a variety dwarf fruit trees at the Queen Mary Community Garden.

David Tracey is a writer and environmental desinger based in Vancouver, and the author of five books. Along with operating his own environmental design and consulting company, David is a tree care expert certified by the International Society of Arboriculture. A consultant on organic tree care, edible landscaping and organic food growing, he often leads workshops for clients including municipalities and community groups.

Participant Instructions: This is an outdoor workshop, please come dressed for the weather. If possible, please bring a pair of secateurs or hand pruning shears.

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