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Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop 2020

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Black Barn Farm

60 Lower Nine Mile Rd

Stanley, VIC 3747

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Black Barn Farm Presents:

FRUIT TREE GRAFTING WORKSHOP

Afternoon includes:

  • Expert hands on tuition from Black Barn Farm orchardist and graftsman Charlie Showers

  • Grafting notes

  • Afternoon tea

  • 2 of your very own grafted apple trees to take home (choose from over 20 heritage and modern apple varieties) + opportunity to purchase and graft extras at just $10 each

Join us at Black Barn Farm in our old apple packing shed during an early Spring morning while the moon is waxing and the sap is starting to flow as you learn the ancient art of grafting your very own fruit trees.

Charlie will take you through the different types of grafts, why graft at all, best time of year to graft, knife safety, rootstocks, scion wood and permaculture tips and tricks. You will be taken through a grafting demonstration and of course coaching through plenty of grafting practice before you eventually try your skills on your very own apple trees to take home.

Pocket knives are cool for whittling sharp sticks to poke TV celebrities with however they are dangerous and ineffective for grafting. Felco Swiss made grafting knives are available for sale for $25 at the ticket checkout page, just after you enter your name and details, there will also be some available for sale for $30 on the day and of course feel free to BYO a grafting knife.

This workshop is limited to just 25 tickets so book early, the last four years have sold out.


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Black Barn Farm

60 Lower Nine Mile Rd

Stanley, VIC 3747

Australia

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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