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Backyard Fruit Gardening

Growing Your Own Fruit with Henry Homeyer

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$35.00 – $175.00

Due to the weather predictions for Saturday, March 23rd this workshop has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 30th at 10:00 am.  Registered participants will automatically be registered for the rescheduled workshop. If you are preregistered and unable to attend on the 30th please email us at events@shakermuseum.org.

Growing Your Own Fruit with Henry Homeyer

Cultivating Green Spaces Gardening Series

Saturday, March 30, 2024

10:00 am – 12:00pm

Fruitful Harvest: A Home Garden Workshop on Growing Your Own Fruit with Henry Homeyer. Learn the joys of cultivating your own homegrown fruit and discover the secrets to successfully growing a variety of delicious fruit right in your backyard.

Workshop Highlights:

Introduction to Home Fruit Gardening: Understand the fundamentals and explore the benefits of growing fruit at home.

Soil Preparation and Planting Techniques: Learn about the importance of soil health and composition for successful fruit cultivation. Discover proper planting techniques, including spacing, depth, and the use of organic amendments.

Seasonal Care and Maintenance: Understand the seasonal needs of different fruit varieties. From pruning and fertilizing to disease prevention, grasp the essentials of year-round care to ensure a bountiful harvest.

Dealing with Common Challenges: Tackle common issues like pests, diseases, and weather-related challenges with expert advice.

Q&A: Henry Homeyer will address your questions, providing valuable tis and troubleshooting advice.

By the end of “Fruitful Harvest,” you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to grow a diverse range of fruits in your home garden.

Limited spots are available, so secure your spot now for a fruitful and rewarding experience.

Cultivating Green Spaces Gardening Series (see individual listings for details of other workshops in the series):

Backyard Organic Gardening 

Saturday, March 9, 2024   10:00 am  – 12:00 pm

Fruitful Harvest: A Home Garden Workshop on Growing Your Own Fruits

Saturday, March 23, 2024   10:00 am – 12:00pm

Hands-on Pruning: Cultivating Healthy Gardens with Precision

Saturday, March 23, 2024   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cultivating Biodiversity: Gardening with Native Plants for Pollinators

Saturday, April 13, 2024   10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Rooting Out Invasives: Identifying and Managing Invasive Plant Species

Saturday, April 13, 2024   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Class is limited to 20 participants. Advance registration is required.

Sign up for this class only:

Museum Member – $35/person

Non-Member – $40/person

Sign up for the series of 5 workshops:

Museum Member – $150/person

Non-Member – $175/person

All proceeds from this workshop go to support the educational mission of Enfield Shaker Museum.

Coming from a distance? Why not plan to stay overnight in the historic Great Stone Dwelling? Check out room availability here.

Want to know more about Henry Homeyer?

Henry Homeyer (The Gardening Guy) is a lifelong organic gardener living in Cornish, NH, where he has been planting flowers and trees since 1970. He is the author of four gardening books and has written a weekly gardening column for newspapers around New England for more than 24 years. He teaches organic gardening workshops throughout New England and is a regular monthly commentator on Vermont Public Radio.


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