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Saturday, March 21st, Fruit Tree Grafting – indoor bench grafting in Grand Marais

Save or propagate the old family apple tree by learning how to graft it onto a new root to create a new tree! Course fee includes all supplies (handouts, grafting bands, sealant, etc.) and one semi-dwarf rootstock (available for $6 each from instructor, supplies are limited) and a selection of non-patented scions (twigs of desired apple varieties). Each student should bring a sharp, straight bladed knife (some will be provided for use during the class), good fitting leather gloves recommended. Bring your own “scion” wood if you have some. A “scion” is a 1-2 year old twig, the longer the better, cut directly before class. Keep scions moist by putting them in plastic bags with moist paper towels, leaves or moss.

Saturday, March 21st, 10am-noon
Location: Cook County Community Center, 317 W. 5th Street, Grand Marais, MN