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Garden club speaker to discuss fruit tree care

Photo courtesy Searsport Shores Campground

Mark Fulford of Monroe demonstrates his tree pruning technique. He will be guest speaker Oct. 16, at a meeting of the Belfast Garden Club.

 

BELFAST, Maine — The Belfast Garden Club will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, Margaret’s Episcopal Church Parish House, 95 Court St. It will feature a presentation and discussion, “Caring for Your Fruit trees” by Mark Fulford of Teltane Farm in Monroe at 2 p.m.

The program is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Fulford, an independent farm consultant and educator with 40 years of agricultural experience, operates Teltane Farm in Monroe with his wife, Paula. He teaches how to transition from conventional to organic and biological agriculture, hands-on skills in organic orcharding, nonelectric water technologies, and soil, crop and forage nutrition. He has studied new developments in agriculture in Australia, the Philippines and mainland China.

A short horticulture topic will be, “Library Archives: Preserving Important History” presented by Betsy Paridis.

For information, visit belfastgardenclub.org, email belfastgardenclub@gmail.com or call Corliss Davis 207-930-3562.

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