IN THE GARDEN -- FRUIT TREE GRAFTING WORKSHOP

AprilApr 01 2023 09:30am - 11:30am

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IN THE GARDEN--FRUIT TREE GRAFTING WORKSHOP
SAT. 4/1/2023 @ 9:30 AM -11:30 AM
LOCATION: LANTRIP ELEMENTARY, 100 Telephone Rd, Houston, TX 77023
PRESENTER: MICKEY KLEINHENZ
$45 

Hosted in a school garden orchard, this class will cover the basics and practice of fruit tree grafting. The class will guide you through how to properly graft using several techniques. If time allows, some quick tips and tricks of hands-on pruning techniques will be discussed for temperate fruit, citrus and fig. You do not want to miss!  

All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver for participation in the class.  Cost includes materials and protective gear.  

Tools will be provided and participants  also are welcome to bring their gloves and pruners. Space will be limited to ensure adequate materials and safety protocols are followed. 

PRESENTER
Mickey Kleinhenz is a certified Permaculture Designer and Trainer with degrees in Horticulture and Landscape Architecture. He has applied his expert knowledge in transforming a derelict vacant lot into a bountiful edible forest garden.  He has managed vegetable production for market gardening and worked many years with children in Urban Harvest school garden programs and outdoor education nationwide.  

COMMUNITY PARTNER SITE
Lantrip Elementary is an environmental magnet school in the Houston Independent School District. Its outdoor learning center includes a greenhouse, vegetable gardens, native plant gardens and orchard. Lantrip ES is currently an Urban Harvest affiliate school community garden. The Mobile Market is at the school two times per month to sell fresh local farm produce. 

(At registration you will receive two emails, one is a receipt, and the other will be sent a few days prior to the class with event details that include the physical location, parking and contact information. (Contact education@urbanharvest.org with questions) 

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