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Learn about holistic methods of orchard management at 7 p.m. March 5 at Pajarito Envionmental Educaion Center. Gordon Tooley, owner of Tooley’s Trees in Truchas, will talk about the best practices when maintaining an orchard.
Have you ever dreamed about picking ripe fruits from your own orchard? Well, there are a few things to consider first. Successful fruit production can’t be confined to managing pests or finding the right fertility practice. Selecting the appropriate varieties, understanding and managing the structure of trees, achieving good pollination, siting and many other factors also enter in. All need to be considered together to achieve a healthy and happy orchard.
Tooley grew up in Cimarron, N.M. on the Philmont Ranch and his titles have included backcountry ranger, park ranger, garden manager, nursery manager, Permaculture instructor, workshop leader and more.
Together with his wife Margaret Yancey, they specialize in common species of trees and shrubs, as well as uncommon apple, pear, plum, apricot and cherry trees that thrive in difficult soils and conditions.
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