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10:00am to 1:00pm
Newton Community Farm
303 Nahanton St. Newton, MA
The joy of growing fruit in the home garden is enjoying a renaissance. One of the key steps in successful fruit growing is the act of pruning the trees. This can seem daunting and complicated, but it’s not! Not once you understand the principles involved. Come learn how to properly prune your fruit trees. Participants will have the opportunity to conduct actual pruning and gain both experience and confidence in pruning apple trees in order to produce a bountiful crop.
Register and pay via credit card for any of the Mass Aggie seminars by clicking https://classic.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1670276.
If you do not wish to register and pay online, you may print a registration form to mail. Click https://extension.umass.edu/fruitadvisor/sites/fruitadvisor/files/print_pdf/62939revproof.pdf, and you will open a pdf version of the registration form. You can print this form, select the seminars that you wish to attend, and mail it with a check for the appropriate amount.
Address: 17 Wilde Road, Waban, Newton 02468
Saturday, March 28 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM
November 18, 2014 -June 16, 2015
90 Lincoln St, Newton Highlands,
1:00pm-5:00pm on Tuesdays
Bike Newton anticipates a large group of participants, so they need more experienced riders to be leaders or sweeps. Each group requires 2 or more guides trained on the 20 mile route. If you are interested in volunteering please email: firstname.lastname@example.org asap. Leaders/sweeps receive free high-visibility Leader T-shirt and are exempt from the registration fee.
Women Working for Oceans (W2O), in partnership with the New England Aquarium, will present Water Rising: The Impact on Humanity on April 9 in Boston. This event includes a special free lecture at 11am in the Aquarium’s Simons IMAX® Theater, followed by a … Read MoreRead More
Green Decade Newton endorses timely action by Newton’s Board of Aldermen toward improved management of leaf blowers in the city. Our position is that their unrestricted use creates an unacceptable environmental harm in terms of excessive noise levels, polluting emissions … Read MoreLearn More
The School Outreach Committee brings parents and educators of Newton together to share ideas about promoting energy and resource conservation in Newton schools. Past projects implemented at schools include: Classroom and Cafeteria recycling and composting Zero Waste Days and Green … Read MoreLearn More
Our mission is to protect ourselves and the environment by promoting alternatives to toxic landscape chemicals and pesticides (i.e., herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides and fungicides) through public education campaigns and community action. community resource and clearinghouse for information, referrals and technical … Read MoreLearn More