pruning workshop 2022

Back by Popular Demand and with 2 Opportunities to Learn: March 19th or March 26th!


2022 Fruit Pruning Workshop

  • Saturday, March 19, 2022, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 26, 2022, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fruit Pruning is Back by Popular Demand!

Our Fruit Pruning Workshop is back, with two dates this year! Workshops will be from 9:00am-12:00pm on March 19th or 26th, at Apples and Moore (formally Reisinger’s Apple Country). 

Learn how to care for your fruits from Alec Moore and Rick Reisinger. We will focus on pruning apple trees, but other fruit varieties and management aspects will be covered. Beginner pruners, small-scale commercial producers, and every skill level in between are welcome.

Workshops will be held rain or shine, dress for the weather, we will be outside the entire time.

Cost to attend is $25 for single registration and $40 for double registration.

Workshop Topics:
  • Demonstration of pruning techniques for apples, pears, plums, cherries, peaches, and apricots (with a focus on apple trees)
  • Identifying fruit buds and vegetative buds
  • Assessing the current season’s buds
  • Type of pruning cuts
  • Best tools to use
  • Timing for different species
  • Selecting the best planting sites and basic care instructions
  • Learning basic propagation (chip budding)
  • Nuisance animal control options

Pre-registration required and closes two days before workshop.

To Register please visit the links below:

March 19th-

March 26th-

Questions? Contact Marissa Nolan below. 

Workshop is contingent on minimum registration for one or both dates. Please contact Marissa Nolan in advance with any necessary accommodations.


$25 for Single Registration $40 for Double Registration


Marissa Nolan
Composting, Horticulture, and Local Foods Educator


Reisinger's Apple Country
2750 Apple Lane
Watkins Glen, New York 14891

Last updated February 15, 2022