New Fruit Tree Workshops at UBC

Container Growing of Espalier Fruit Trees on Your Deck

Saturday April 25 2015, 10:00 am – 3:00pm
UBC Botanical Garden
Cost: $55.25 members, UBC students & UNA; $65.00 public

Learn how to grow tree fruits in containers, and to turn trees into creative espalier designs for your deck or backyard.

Tree Fruit Organic Pest Control

Saturday May 2 2015, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, Reception Centre
Cost: $29.74 members, UBC students & UNA; $35.00 public

Having pest or disease troubles with your fruit trees? Learn tips and tricks to manage your trees the organic way.

Espalier Tree Fruit Spring Training and Blossom Thinning

Saturday May 2 2015, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, Reception Centre
Cost: $29.74 members, UBC students & UNA; $35.00 public

Pinch, nick and notch? Gain hands-on training of how to espalier apple and pear trees when trees in your garden as they develop new shoots, blossoms and small fruit.

Apple & Pear Fruit Thinning and Bagging

Saturday June 6 2015, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
UBC Botanical Garden
Cost: $29.74 members, UBC students & UNA; $35.00 public

Interested in increasing the fruit size of your fruit trees? Learn tips and tricks for thinning and managing fruit loads.

Espalier Summer Pruning and Tree Training

Saturday June 6, 2015, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, Reception Centre
Cost: $29.74 members, UBC students & UNA; $35 public

Explore tips and tricks for pruning and training your trees to grow decorative plants suitable for small spaces.

Summer Grafting of Tree Fruits

Saturday August 15, 2015, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, Reception Centre
Cost: $29.74 members, UBC students, UNA; $35.00 public

Imagine grafting and pruning your fruit trees during the long days of summer. Gain hands-on skills in grafting and budding.

Late Summer Pruning of Espalier and Other Fruit Trees

Saturday August 15, 2015, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, Reception Centre
Cost: $29.74 members, UBC students, UNA; $35.00 public

Explore late summer tips and tricks for pruning and training your trees to grow decorative plants suitable for small spaces.

Fall Fruit Tree Pest & Disease Control

Saturday September 26, 2015, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
UBC Botanical Garden, Reception Centre
Cost: $29.74 members, UBC students, UNA; $35.00 public

Learn how to identify insects and diseases that damage local trees. Walk away with practical tips and skills to manage your fruit trees the organic way.

Click here to visit the UBC Botanical Garden website and register. 

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