Wednesdays, Feb 1 & 8, 6-8 PM (Online via Zoom)
Saturday, Feb 4, 9-11 AM (In person at Red Butte Garden)
Apples and pears, stone fruits, and more– get the best results from your home fruit trees. Learn how to properly care for your existing fruit trees and give new ones a healthy start as we cover pruning, thinning, rejuvenation, pollination needs, recommended varieties, and common insects and diseases. Class registration covers all three sessions.
Get to know your instructor:
Craig England Jr. has been a lead horticulturist at Red Butte Garden for the last four years. He manages the Floral Walk, Amphitheatre grounds, and Rose Garden. Prior to Red Butte Garden, he owned and operated a bicycle-based garden maintenance and design service in Berkeley, CA for nearly a decade. His passion is finding new places to plant fruiting trees and shrubs in an otherwise ornamental garden, and then bending them to his will through careful direction and pruning. He has a BA in Environmental Design from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.