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Open Orchard School: Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Basics

Sunday, January 12, 2020

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.

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Facilitated by The Trust for Governors Island, Sam Van Aken (The Open Orchard), Sam Bishop (Trees NY), and GreenThumb

Pruning trees over the winter can lead to an abundant harvest in the summer. Join Sam Van Aken, fruit tree expert and the artist behind The Open Orchard, and Sam Bishop of Trees New York to learn basic fruit tree pruning techniques that are key to keeping trees healthy and productive.

This workshop is part of the Open Orchard School, a year-long series of educational programs co-presented by NYC Parks GreenThumb and The Trust for Governors Island. For more information about the project and workshop series, please visit

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