Fruit Trees for Tucson with the Tucson Botanical Gardens

Friday, March 11 at 9:00 am (PT)

Have you imagined picking fresh fruit from trees growing in your own backyard but need guidance on where to begin? Join Nate O’Meara, M.A., as he gets you started with planning a home orchard of citrus, figs, pecans, pomegranates, apples, apricots, peaches and more! This class will cover such topics as fruit tree varieties for Tucson, site selection, proper planting, pruning, fertilizing, irrigation and fruit protection. Nate is a lifelong Arizona gardener and has worked as a Tucson nurseryman, Permaculture farmer, ethnobotanist and agricultural anthropologist.

Friday, March 11th from 9 AM to Noon. $32 for the general public, $25 for members.