University of Arizona offers free fruit tree-pruning demonstrations
The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Yavapai County is offering two free deciduous fruit tree-pruning demonstrations conducted by extension agent Jeff Schalau. Demonstrations will cover apples, pears, plums, peaches, nectarines, cherries and more. Fertilization, irrigation and fruit thinning will also be discussed.
The first will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 19 at the Kleck Orchard, 575 S. Gloria Lane, Cornville. The second will be 10 a.m. Feb. 26 at the McLandress Orchard, 850 S. Maricopa St., Chino Valley.
Maps and directions to these workshops are also available on the Yavapai County Cooperative Extension website: cals.arizona.edu/yavapai/anr/hort/
pruning/. Signs will also be posted before the workshops to help participants find the locations.