Topics & Classes

David Gilbertson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise but in a friendly down-to-earth manner that even beginners and children can understand.

Beginner Apple Growing

Focus on Semi-Dwarf and Standard Trees

Topics to Include:

  • Root Stock Selection
  • Tree Selection
  • Planting
  • Degree Days
  • Pollination
  • Growth Stages
  • Fungal Diseases
  • Fire Blight and Bitter Pit
  • Insects
  • Nutrition
  • Training
  • Cover Crops
  • Pruning

When: April 20, 2019 & May 11, 2019
Cost: $25.00
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Advanced Apple Growing

Focus on Dwarf Trees & High Density Orchards

Topics to Include:

  • Quick Overview of the Orchard of the Future
  • Pruning lecture and hands on in the Orchard
  • How and when to train your tree
  • Pollination
  • Managing your pests and fungal conditions

When: April 20, 2019 & May 11th, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Register for both classes and get a $5 discount!

  • Beginners Class is $25.00 cost includes: Coffee, Water, Snacks, and Handouts.
  • Advanced Class is $25.00 cost includes: Coffee, Water, Lunch and Handouts.
  • If you attend both classes $45.00.
  • If you have two in your group the second person will get a $5.00 discount for each class they attend.

Register Online

Call 218-768-4347 or Register Online

Personalized Classes – we do personalized apple growing classes for school groups and more.