Fruit Tree in Chamisal, NM -Photo taken by Juliet Garcia-Gonzales
Grafting is very useful in fruit tree production for both commercial growers and home gardeners. It is a technique used to propagate a tree's unique cultivars, to have multiple cultivars in the same tree to keep heirloom cultivars alive, or to introduce pollinizer varieties to a solitary tree.
New Mexico State University's College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences is hosting a grafting/budding workshop
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
NMSU's Sustainable Agriculture Science Center in Alcalde
Following the presentation, there will be a one-hour, hands-on grafting session.
"Please bring a small, sharp knife or grafting knife to participate in the hands-on session"