FRUITS, PRUNING WORKSHOP SET AT NEIGHBORS FARM
ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. -- The Alabama Cooperative Extension System has scheduled a free, three-hour workshop on selecting fruits and pruning Feb. 18, 9 a.m. until noon, at the John Neighbors farm near Alexander City.
Designed for homeowners, master gardeners, commercial growers and others, the workshop will include the following topics: Fruit Selection: Adapted Varieties and New Fruit Opportunities; Planting and Training Fruits; Pruning Small Fruits (blackberries, blueberries, muscadine and bunch grapes, figs); and Pruning Tree Fruits (apples, peaches, pears, persimmons).
The workshop will be held outdoors, weather permitting, at the farm on Highway 259 in Coosa County, near the 8-mile marker, about 7.5 miles southwest of Alexander City and 7.5 miles northeast of Equality.
To register, contact the Coosa County Extension Office at (256) 377-1553 or the Tallapoosa County Extension Office at (256) 825-1050.