Thursday, August 2, 2012

'Tis the season to be grafting - Heritage Fruit Society Grafting Days (5th & 11th August)

Question: If limited space at home prevents you from having the orchard you'd love to have, what can you do?

Answer: Make the trees you can fit work harder for you...learn to graft! The people from the Heritage Fruits Society are experts!

Petty's Orchard Grafting Day
This year's grafting day at Petty's Orchard is on this Sunday. Come along to get that special one of a kind heritage apple, plum or pear. 

When: 11 am -- 3pm, Sunday 5 August 
Where: Petty's Orchard 1 Homestead Rd Templestowe
If you cannot make it on Sunday then come to...

CERES Grafting Day
When: 11 am -- 3pm, Saturday 11 August 
Where: CERES Nursery, Entrance cnr Stewart & Roberts St, Brunswick East
There are many apple varieties available with some plums and pears also avaiable (all subject to availability). Come along to see how graft is done. Talk to members about the best fruit varieties.

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