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PRUNING COACHING

Learn how to prune and care your fruit tree(s) with guidance in your very own garden. Gain valuable skills in:

  • Tools of the trade

  • When & why we prune

  • Types of cuts & how to make them

  • Step-by-step process

  • Tips on training, restoration, and more!

$75/hr. Travel fees apply outside the Portland metro area.


FRUIT TREE CONSULTS

Get your fruit tree questions answered and get tips for:

  • Organic pest & disease management

  • Orchard hygiene & health

  • Soil & water needs

  • Fruit thinning & harvesting

  • Pollination & production

  • And much more!

$150 — 90 min. Travel fees apply outside the Portland metro area.


EXTENDING THE HARVEST

Maybe you already have some fruit growing in your yard, but want to harvest and enjoy home-grown fruit more consistently throughout the year. Work with me to:

  • Extend the harvest

  • Fill in ‘gaps’ in fruit production

  • Graft multi-varietal trees

  • Grow high-value & lesser-known fruits

$75/hr. Travel fees apply outside the Portland metro area.


HARVEST PARTIES

Tired of seeing fruit go to waste? Coordinate a Harvest Party with friends, family, and neighbors — I’ll bring harvesting supplies for the group and facilitate a safe harvest for both your guests and the trees. Parties include:

  • Orchard ladders

  • Fruit picking poles

  • Harvest totes & bags

  • Harvest & ladder safety demos

  • Fruit sorting tips & recipes

$75/hr. Travel fees apply outside the Portland metro area.