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Wed, Feb. 19

Fruit tree pruning demonstration

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Yavapai County is offering two free deciduous fruit tree pruning demonstrations conducted by Extension Agent, Jeff Schalau. Come and learn why, when and how to prune your backyard fruit trees.

  • When: Saturday, February 29, 10 a.m.
  • Where: McLandress Orchard, 850 S. Maricopa St, Chino Valley
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: Visit
  • Age limit: All ages
  • Categories: Community

It’s fruit tree pruning season, and the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Yavapai County is offering two free deciduous fruit tree pruning demonstrations conducted by Extension Agent, Jeff Schalau. Come and learn why, when and how to prune your backyard fruit trees. Demonstrations will cover apples, pears, plums, peaches, nectarines, cherries and more. Fertilization, irrigation and fruit thinning will also be discussed.

 It is not necessary to register.

Maps and directions to these workshops are available on the Yavapai County Cooperative Extension web site: cals.arizona.edu/yavapai/pruning/. Signs will be posted prior to the workshops to help participants find the locations.

Follow Extension Agent Jeff Schalau on Twitter (@jeffschalau) for timely information such as cancellations due to inclement weather.

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