Sat, Apr 22|
329 N Cherry St
Apple Grafting Workshop
Learn grafting techniques for successful propagation of fruit trees in this make & take class with local cider maker Dave Klawer of Alma Cider.
Time & Location
Apr 22, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
329 N Cherry St, 329 N Cherry St, Burlington, WA 98233, USA
About the Event
Join us for a hands on class to learn the art of grafting. We will utilize ancient, time tested techniques coupled with modern know how to propagate your favorite fruit trees. Whether your goal is to save money, grow your own fruit, or continue the legacy lines of heirloom cultivars (perhaps establish new trees from that favorite old apple tree at grandma’s house), we can teach you how to successfully graft & propagate fruit trees yourself. The class will be hosted by Sarah Wagstaff of SUOT Farm & Flowers.
During the 2 hour class, instructor Dave Klawer will start with basic grafting history & theory. He’ll offer an in-person demonstration of a variety of grafting techniques to try. You will be supplied with the necessary materials to successfully graft your own apple trees with guidance & support. We will supply lots of fruit tree wood practice with. You’re free to make & take up to 4 trees! We are sure you’ll enjoy some light snacks paired with locally grown award winning Alma Cider.
Class cost includes-
-Informational lesson on grafting trees
-Hands-on practice with experienced guide
-M26 Rootstock for 4 grafted trees
-Scion wood for grafting several varieties to choose from
-parafin wax tape
-nibbles & bubbles (Alma Cider alcoholic beverages will only be provided to those 21 yrs & older but all ages are welcome to participate in the grafting. We will have nonalcoholic drinks available).