We teach a number of seminars and workshops about trees, tree care and fruit growing on our farm, Sprout Farms Apple Orchards. Amanda, our farm owner, also teaches at other locations throughout the year.
It is our pleasure to invite you to our farm to participate in our education program. Sprout Farms Apple Orchards are located about 20-30 minutes north of Edmonton, Alberta on Hwy 28 (ST), 1 km east of Bon Accord on the highway, then 2 km north on Lily Lake Road (Range Road 235). We are located at 56307 Range Road 235.
Instructor: Amanda Chedzoy, Sprout Farms Apple Orchards
July 22, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Cost: $55.00 per person
Maximum of 10 participants
Come out and learn the exciting art of grafting. We will start the day with discussion about what, where and when to graft. We will talk about preparing your trees to receive grafts, what wood to use for grafting and many other tips that will help you be successful. The second part of the course will be a hands-on session where we will focus on bud grafting.
Instructor: Amanda Chedzoy Sprout Farms Apple Orchards/ Tree Sense
September 23, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Spend time in the orchard with Amanda and learn how to prepare your trees and shrubs for winter survival.
We will discuss fall and winter pruning, pest control, preparing the root zone for winter, fall watering, and techniques to protect your plants from fluctuating weather through the winter months. You will have an opportunity to practice some of the techniques first hand.
Please come appropriately dressed for the weather conditions on the day of the workshop. All workshops have indoor and outdoor components.
Please bring a lunch; there is not enough time to leave the farm to purchase lunch. Coffee and tea will be supplied.
You may register for workshops by using this form or calling us at the farm. All registrations must be prepaid prior to the day of the workshop.
For more information, please call 780‑910‑8847 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please remember to come appropriately dressed for the weather conditions on the day of the workshop. All workshops have indoor and outdoor components. The farm environment may mean we are working in cultivated soil, wet grass, muddy conditions, or you may encounter manure. Please wear appropriate foot wear. Please bring a lunch; there is not enough time to leave the farm to purchase lunch. Coffee and tea will be supplied.
Alberta Open Farm Days
August 19th and 20th, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
We will be participating in this province wide event for the first time this year. Please visit www.albertafarmdays.com for more information.
Look for new events to be added soon!
56307 Range Road 235,
Bon Accord, AB, T0A 0K0
Because of the seasonal nature of our business, please check under Tree Sales or U-pick for the business that pertain to those services. Phone calls are accepted throughout the year. Please leave a message if we are not available to answer the phone and we will get back to you ASAP.