Want to get outside, and help out the community at the same time? Check out Sholan Farms. From an email:
Calling All Hearty Volunteers Pruning Team
Weekdays -Team Leader – Mike Meehan 978-660-4556
Saturdays – March 17, 10am-1pm
Team Leader – Joanne DiNardo 978-870-5555
Apple Tree Pruning Exercises – Jan – March weather permitting. Come learn the art of pruning and enjoy the fresh air. In addition, Brush Burning will be conducted -weather permitting.
Pruning Location: 1125 Pleasant St, Leominster, Ma
How to dress… dress in layers – waterproof boots recommended. Recommend chap stick and dry skin protection. Bring drinking water.
Tools to bring: Choose one of the following: By-pass hand shears, By-pass loppers. Wheeler saw, Pruning “pull” saw: A nine-inch, crescent shaped blade attached to a horizontal handle. A VERY sharp three edged blade which cuts on the draw.
For questions please contact Joanne DiNardo at 978-870-5555.
Also, don’t forget about the Apple Blossom Festival! Saturday May 5 from 10-4; rain date May 6, 2012.
Our Pinterest Pin of the Day:
- Spring Maintenance for Fruit Trees (giantveggiegardener.com)
- Apple Caramel Cookie Pizza (thissweetwife.com)
- An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Here’s the Latest! (jaymurdock.wordpress.com)
- Spring Pruning (greendancewinery.wordpress.com)
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