Grand Junction Grape Pruning Workshop
March 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hands-on workshop for homeowners or new vineyard owners focusing on pruning basics and backyard grape growing.
- 3 hours
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Getting a vineyard started is daunting and the most frightening and time consuming task is pruning. Join Charlotte Oliver for a hands-on workshop to learn what you need to do to get comfortable with pruning and meet the new CSU extension viticulturist. Charlotte will provide individual coaching in the vineyard to help you become more comfortable working with grapes.
Preregistration is required. Registration closes Friday, March 24th.
Held in-person at the CSU Western Campus, 3170 B 1/2 Rd. Grand Junction, CO 81503
The event will be from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Mountain Time.
Registration will be limited to 35 people to allow space for participants to work in the vineyard.
Cost: $20, covers pruners, safety blade for checking buds, workshop handouts, and wine tasting.
The email provided to Eventbrite will be the email we will be sending all workshop communications to. Be sure to use an email that is checked regularly.
9:50 AM Registration / Check-in
10:00 AM Grape care and why we prune (Dr. Charlotte Oliver, CSU)
10:45 AM Break and move outside
11:00 AM Hands pruning session (Dr. Charlotte Oliver, CSU)
12:00 PM Break and move back inside
12:10 PM Tasting of several under-utilized cold-hardy varieties (Dr. Horst Caspari, CSU, Dr. Charlotte Oliver, CSU)
1:00 PM Adjourn
For more information on the workshop please contact: Dr. Charlotte Oliver ([email protected])