Date(s) - Saturday February 25, 2017 - Sunday February 26, 2017
The Black Range Lodge, 119 Kingston Main Street, Kingston
This hands-on workshop will demystify the process of grafting. The course will cover rootstock selection, scion wood collection, grafting onto a rootstock, grafting onto existing apple trees, and care of your new graft for the first year. Participants will go home with an apple tree which they have grafted themselves, and a grafting knife.
Instructor Jaimee Tate is the owner of Isle of Sky Nursery & Botanical Garden in White Oaks, NM. Her nursery specializes in dwarf and semi-dwarf heirloom apple trees grafted from antique, often rare, varieties found on homesteads and orchards throughout New Mexico.
Workshop Fee: $50 one day; $75 both days. Cost of materials: $48 per person. Materials include rootstock, scion wood, grafting knife, grafting tape a tree tag and printed handout. Extra root stock & scion wood will be available at cost.