Fruit Tree Education

2019 Program Overview:

The Fruit Tree Education Series is a comprehensive 6-part series focused on organic fruit tree care. All classes are taught by knowledgeable arborists and local specialists. Participants can enroll in the full series or choose to register for individual classes.

WSU Master Gardeners are invited to take the full series with a practicum component to become Fruit Tree Specialists.

Registration costs $10 per person per class, or you can register for all 6 classes for $40.

To register for the full series click here: 

 Class Schedule

February 16 How and what to plant in the PNW

February 23 **(1:30 - 3:30) ** Pruning 101: Plant Biology

March 16 Grafting

May 11 Pest & Disease Control

June 15 Pruning 201

August 24 Food Preservation

Class Times & Location: All classes are held on Saturdays from 10:00am - 12:30pm. Classes will be held at The Farm at Franklin Pierce School District located at 9516 Waller Rd E, Tacoma, WA 98446. 

 Cost: $40/series or $10 per class 

No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Contact Chris Madden at to request Scholarships and discuss work-trade arrangements

A big thank you to Coordinated Care for sponsoring our 2019 Fruit Tree Education Series!