Fruit Growers Plan Workshops

The Backyard Fruit Growers will present Fruit Lover Winter Workshops on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Lancaster Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster. Sign-in will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Workshops from 10 a.m. to noon will be "Planning an Apple Orchard," "Pawpaws: America's Forgotten Fruit," "John Hershey's Fruit Legacy" and "The Rest of the Story: Soil, Carbon, Water Climate and Agriculture." There will be a lunch break from noon to 1 p.m. Empty bee tubes will be available during lunch. Afternoon workshops will include "Solitary Bees for the Garden" and "Apple Tree Pruning Basics."

A cost per workshop in advance has been set, with a higher cost at the door, space permitting. Registration is available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4039341 or by emailing byfg.events@gmail.com or calling Dano at 724-503-2954. For more information, readers may call Andrew Weidman at 717-813-1874 or visit http://www.byfg.org.

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