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Fruit Tree Selection and Cultivation with Rico Montenegro

  • McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens 1155 Arboretum Drive Redding, CA, 96003 United States (map)

 This session will be taught by Certified Arborist Rico Montenegro of the Fruit Tree Planting Foundations, www.ftpf.org .  This is a class where you will learn about fruit tree selection, IPM or natural techniques of pest control, soils and fertilization, how to train young and newly planted trees, pruning methods that include ways to maintain fruit trees in a compact or reduced size as well as an introduction on how to restore old, neglected and abused fruit trees. This information will be applicable to all types of trees as well.