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The Art & Science of Espalier

January 15, 2023 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


The Art & Science of Espalier

Presented by Mason Vollmer


  • Date: Sunday, January 15
  • Doors: 12:15 pm
  • Class: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Tickets: $18
  • Food & drinks will not be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.


Course Description:

This course covers techniques for formal or informal espalier pruning and teaches you how to avoid common mistakes. You’ll learn why peaches and plums do better with fan or open center forms, why apples and pears can do any shape, and how espalier works with the biology of fruit trees. This class is for home gardeners, educators, professionals and anyone interested in learning the art of espalier.


Presented by Mason Vollmer:

Mason Vollmer is a retired Waldorf high school science and gardening teacher. Author of Growing Gardens – Growing People volume 1: Creating the Great School Garden and volume 2: The Community Nursery as an Inclusive Social Enterprise.


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Important class details (Please read carefully)


Policy This workshop is planned based on the current health and safety guidelines issued by the Larimer County Health Department and the Colorado Department of Public Health. 

  • Masks are not required but are encouraged
  • We will space out seating as best we can to allow for appropriate social distancing.
  • Please stay at home if you are feeling sick or demonstrating any symptoms of COVID-19 or any respiratory illness the day of the presentation or have recently been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. We will happily refund your tickets.


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Originally published on December 8th, 2022. Updated on December 13th, 2022.


January 15, 2023
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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