Your Sustainable Yard: Apples and Other Fruits (150-03-21-15)
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Pete C. Moe, Assistant Director for the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Discover how to incorporate some new flavors into your yard or garden! Be inspired to grow more than beautiful trees and shrubs, but bring a new level of meaning to “local food” right into your own back yard. Our own expert Pete Moe will focus on growing apples in your own yard for crunch-filled joy. You’ll learn which varieties perform best, from Wealthy to Honeycrisp, and why dwarf trees are the best choice for home gardeners. In addition to apples, you’ll spend time considering which other varieties will best serve your needs, including blueberries, apricots, cherries, plums, grapes...even walnuts! Gain insights on how to properly plant, prune, and maintain the health of these bounty-providing plants.
Limit 40, Visitor Center