POPCORE 2: Orchard Pest & Disease Management @ Bartram’s Garden

POPCORE 2: Orchard Pest & Disease Management @ Bartram's Garden

Join us for the second session of our POPCORE urban orchardist training course:

3:30 - 5pm: Demonstration of Compost Tea & Holistic Sprays (optional, weather permitting)

5 - 6pm: Potluck & Community Discussion (optional)

6 - 8pm: Workshop

  • Intro to holistic orchard management

  • Most common insect pests

  • Most common fungi and diseases

  • Most common animal pests

  • Organic/holistic spray options

  • Intro to beneficial insects and how to attract them

POPCORE combines many elements of orchard stewardship, ecosystem design, and food uses that POP has learned over the past ten years.  This four part series is intended to grow the knowledge, skillset, and self-reliance of our community orchard partners and volunteers, resulting in happier, healthier, and more productive community orchards.  

Those completing all four classes over any two year period will receive POPCORE Urban Orchardist Certification!

Space is limited, pre-registration required!  

March 12th, 2019 6:00 PM   through   8:00 PM

5400 Lindbergh Blvd
Bartram's Garden
Philadelphia, PA 19143
United States

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