Tending Your Fruit Tree

Many gardeners inherit older fruit trees when they buy a house, but they aren’t necessarily familiar with fruit tree care and maintenance. If you are one of those gardeners or simply an aspiring fruit tree owner, there are many resources to help you grow and care for your fruit tree.

GardenSmart runs free fruit tree pruning workshops in February and early March.

Tree City has resources to support those who are interested in fruit tree care.

The Edible Garden Project has a small urban orchard.

Historic Stewart Farm holds a fall apple day and fruit tree care workshops.

The BC Fruit Testers Association holds grafting classes and festivals.

UBC Botanical Garden has a fall apple festival where you can buy fruit trees.