Published DateALTON — Home gardeners can learn ways to prune fruit trees at a workshop this Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sunny Slope Farm in Alton.
The workshop will be conducted by UNH Cooperative Extension Belknap County Field Specialist Kelly McAdam.
McAdam will provide basic information for caring for backyard apple, peach, and plum trees, as well as grape vines. Choosing a site for a new orchard and common insect, animal, and disease pests will also be discussed.
The event will be held rain/snow or shine at the home of Deanna O'Shaughnessy and Tim Morgan at 166 Old Wolfeboro Road in Alton. For specific directions to the farm, visit www.sunnyslopefarmnh.com or call the Extension Office at 527-5475.