Free Apple Tree Planting Class

Farmer Ben's 

Saturdays and Sundays 
with a break during the Lilac Festival (dates TBD)

11:00am - 2:00pm


TThis class is not intended for children. It is factual, and while not advanced, we will be exploring plant sciences that may not be interesting to people that don't have a fascination with plants already.


1 hour Lecture Includes:
- Types of soil
- Soil testing
- Promoting healthy soil ecosystem
- Selecting root stock
- Selecting fruit stock
- Grafting
- Disease identification and treatment
- Planting in clay, dealing with pests, standard and espalier differences


2 Hour Hands-on Workshop Includes:
 - Soil testing
- Proper digging and prep
- Grafting demonstration
- Planting
- Implementation of various lecture topics

Fort Cross Old Timey Adventures
4425 Hwy 78, Santa Ysabel, CA 92070

If interested in joining for this 3 hour event, please call
Farmer Ben directly at 781-718-6445 or leave a message by clicking 

Please specify that you are interested in the tree planting class.