Learn to graft your own ‘designer’ fruit trees. Gil Schieber of Skipley Farms will discuss the whip and tongue method of grafting. Learn about the technique and appropriate tools, rootsock and scion wood. Rootstock and scion wood will be available for purchase. Gil Schieber is the owner of Skipley Farms, a holistic farm that grows apples, grapes, blueberries, and cherries; he has more than 40 years’ experience with fruit and edible horticulture. The event is sponsored by the Snohomish County Fruit Society.
Grafting Fruit Trees
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