Backyard Sugaring
Jan
25
10:00 AM10:00

Backyard Sugaring

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If you have access to sugar maple trees and can boil water then you can make your own maple syrup! Come learn the basics of starting your own backyard sugaring operation in preparation for this year’s season. This presentation is for the newbie sugarer. 


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Winter Tree Identification
Mar
21
10:00 AM10:00

Winter Tree Identification

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Trees take on a different life in winter. With the leaves gone from the deciduous trees, their forms contrast crisply against the winter landscape. Evergreens now shine in the winter sun. Without leaves we must look closely at distinguishing factors such as buds and bark. Join Botanist Richard Ring for an indepth look at Winter Tree Identification. Dress warmly, bring a notebook and camera. 


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Apple Tree Grafting
Apr
25
10:00 AM10:00

Apple Tree Grafting

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 Have you ever dreamed of starting your own orchard? Are you interested in pomology or fruit production? Would you like to save your favorite old apple tree? Grafting is a technique of propagating woody plants essential to growing desirable healthy apples. 


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