Learn how to graft your own Alaska fruit trees so you can fill your orchard affordably. Each grafting class only has 13 openings so please look carefully at the dates and times to make sure you choose the right ones for you. EACH TICKET IS PER PERSON! You will learn to graft then graft your own apple tree to take home with you.
YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR CLASS 1 HERE. Class 1 is on Saturday April 15 from 11 am – 1 pm.
If you would like to attend a different class, please click the links below:
CLASS 2: Saturday, April 15 from 2-4
CLASS 3: Saturday, April 22 from 11-1
CLASS 4: Saturday, April 22 from 2-4
This class is being offered IN-PERSON only and is taking place on the farm at 6189 S. Carat St. Big Lake, AK 99652
Each participant in this interactive Alaska homestead class will learn all about fruit tree grafting INCLUDING grafting your own apple tree to take home!
This class will be taught by Gene Hogate, owner of Common Ground Alaska.
In this interactive class we will discuss:
- How to tell if your scion wood is good
- Several different grafting techniques
- Alaska hardy rootstock varieties
- Grafting aftercare
- What to do if your graft is unsuccessful
- … and more!