Apple grafting demonstration

This event will be a grafting demonstration, rather than a practical workshop.  You will not take home a tree, or graft one yourself.  You will be shown how to complete a whip & tongue graft and a cleft graft.  These are two of the most common grafts used to add different varieties of apple to an existing tree, or create a new tree by grafting a known variety to apple rootstock.

Information will also be available about apple varieties & growing your own rootstock.

Demonstration will be given by Steve Burns, who has grafted hundreds of apple trees and is a keen advocate for the use of dwarf rootstock to allow apples to be grown in small urban gardens.