Learn how to prune apple trees and help take care of the Curran Apple Orchard Park in University Place. Everyone is invited to attend a FREE Master Gardener Pruning Class on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the United Church Fellowship Hall, 3912 Grandview Drive West. For information on the pruning class, please contact Molly Wolfe at 564-2562.
Novices and experienced pruners can also receive free instructions from Master Gardeners from 10 am to 2 pm during Saturday pruning parties at the orchard scheduled on Feb. 6, 13 and 20th, March 6, 13 and 20th and April 10. Refreshments will be available. The orchard is located at 3920 Grandview Drive West in University Place.
Volunteers at the Saturday pruning parties should bring work gloves, hand pruners, loppers and hand saws. Some tools are available for use at the orchard. For more information on the orchard, please visit www.curranappleorchard.com.