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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Learn Fruit Tree Maintenance and Pruning

East Delta Park Orchard Maintenance Workshop

When: Friday, February 20 9 am - noon  
Where: East Delta Park Orchard at 10910 N. Denver Ave.

Click here to register!  This popular event is limited to the first 10 participants

Learn winter fruit tree maintenance alongside Certified Arborists. Particpants will learn different types of fruit tree pruning - such as open vase and central leader - and put their skills to the test under an arborist's guidance. Additional activities include training with weights, mulching, and planting.

The East Delta Park Orchard is home to 55 diverse fruit and nut trees, from the traditional apples, pears, and cherries to paw paws, persimmons, jujubes, mulberries, and medlars.Most trees were planting in 2010.