imnofool(5)March 20, 2013

anybody know of where i can get some hands on experience with grafting fruit trees? also am interested in acquiring scion material and rootstocks from wisconsin area. I would like sweet cherry,pear, peach, apple, grape-(seedless). thanks. and does anybody know of a garden club in the immediate area that specializes in fruit growing? i'd appreciate info. again thanks.

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Brown County-check with Agr Extension Service

    Bookmark   March 21, 2013 at 4:48PM
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thanks. i will try this resource.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 10:00AM
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i have been busy.... raintree nursery has all of rootstocks for cherry, apple, pear available and they just got a shipment of st. julian roostock for peach as of 3-22-13- 5:00p.m. milwaukee,wis. time. burnt ridge nurseries also has rootstock available both of the above places handle individual trees and raintree gives a break with 5 or more per roostock- call them at 1-800-391-8892. plus ,there is 1 spot open for the grafting class in madison, on 3-23-13 at the olbrich botanical gardens 3330 atwood ave. madison,wis. phone # 608-246-4550

    Bookmark   March 22, 2013 at 8:37PM
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imnofool: April 13-9am-12 noon-$ 2.00 fee.Good class & practice.Rootstock & Scionwood availabe'Many varieties.Brown County Extension Service- green Bay. 920-465-8512

    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 3:42PM
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thanks for the info. i do not know though if i can make it. know of anybody that is coming from milwaukee to split gas costs? i probably could then... (i am on limited income you see). i just got back from the madison grafting class on 3-23-13. it was really great "little john' taught the course. i got 3- b9's for apples and 2 for pear and 3 for peach.what i really want now is rootstock for the sweet cherry...

    Bookmark   March 24, 2013 at 11:40PM
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