ST. ALBANS — An Apple Tree Pruning Field Day is set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Avalon Acres 234 Dexter Road.

Master Gardener Alumni, Mark Sheriff and family in collaboration with UMaine Cooperative Extension, will host the event. Homeowners who grow apple trees or plan to this spring are encouraged to attend.

The day will start with information about general planting and management practices for apple trees and then move into the orchard for a pruning and grafting demonstration.

Be sure to wear appropriate footwear as the group will be walking on uneven terrain. Registration is not required but would be appreciated.

There is no charge for this program. For more information and/or to register, contact Kathy Hopkins at the UMaine Cooperative Extension, Somerset County Office at 474-9622 or in toll free in Maine at 800-287-1945.

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