Planting Apple Trees

April 26, 2023 – 6 to 8 pm

Learn how to best plant and tend to grafted apple trees with our orchardist.

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SKU: CLS-ORCH-PLANT-04_26_23 Category: Tag:


Each participant will leave with an introductory understanding of grafted apple trees, how they are planted, and basic tree care. We will briefly cover the role and importance of rootstock as well as scion wood in new apple trees. We will cover site selection, soil preparation, and tree selection along with the skill of actually digging and planting apple trees. Each participant will leave with a 1 year grafted apple tree. We will also enjoy some hot cider as we learn to plant trees!

Pre-requisites: None

Ages: 10+ Needs to be able to use a shovel. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Max Class Size: 8

Date: 4.26.23

Time: 6 PM to 8 PM

Provided Supplies:
Shovel / Auger
Pruning Sheers
Tamp Stick

Participant Supplies:
Work gloves
Sturdy shoes or boots
Dress to be outside

Price:$50 Individual OR $45 per person for two or more reservations at one time. (Use Coupon Code BringAFriend checkout.)

Gifts: If you want to give a class as a gift, we can provide you with a gift certificate. Please let us know when you make the purchase. 

Groups:If you have a group of 5 or more and would like a private class, please reach out to education@slaughterorchard.com.

Dates: Other class dates are available. Please pay attention to which date you have selected. Transfers to other class dates will only be allowed if there is room in the other class. Classes will not exceed the listed maximum number of class participants. Classes may be canceled or combined to manage enrollment and orchard activities.