Extension Service Offers Free Workshops in March

Saturday, March 23rd

Press Release

A demonstration on pruning of mature apple trees will be held on Saturday, March 23 from 10 to 1 PM. at Hackleboro Orchard, 61 Orchard Road, Canterbury, NH.
The workshop, provided by the University of NH Cooperattive Extension Service includes principles of pruning, techniques, and tools. Suggested donation of $5.00 can be made at the event. Contact jeremy.delisle@nullunh.edu or call 603-796-2151 for more information.

As part of Maple Weekend, UNH Cooperative Extension Natural Resources Field Specialist, Tim Fleury, will talk about the steps, from tree to table, in making your own maple syrup. This workshop is meant for first timers and beginner sugar makers having less than 75 taps. All aspects of maple sugaring will be covered, including tree identification and tapping, collecting and boiling sap, finishing, filtering and packing syrup. For more information Contact Canterbury Shaker Village at 603-783-9511.