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TREE HEALTH & CARE NEW !

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Instructor: Elliot Rhodes

Winnipeg is home to approximately eight million trees and chances are a few of those are rooted right in your own back yard. This course will pertain to all tree species growing in Winnipeg and covers planting, pruning and general tree care that every homeowner can enjoy doing themselves. Learn how to deal with those pesky pests and diseases (including Dutch Elm disease and Ash Borer), some basic tree biology, and about the proper tools and equipment to take care of it all.

HG1 - F18 | $49.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 4
Mar. 19 - Mar. 20 | T/W | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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GROWING MUSHROOMS & MAKING MAPLE SYRUP

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Instructor: Ken Fosty

This 2-for-1 class is an amazing deal, with the first half of the class devoted to tapping Manitoba maple syrup, and the second half focused on growing your own shiitake mushrooms! Ken Fosty is well-known for his insights on both of these topics.

Maple syrup component: The sap is flowing! Do you have a maple or birch tree on your property? Learn how to make your own sweet treat from local Manitoba maple and birch trees. Hands-on demonstration will include tree identification and selection, tapping the tree, boiling off the sap, bottling and storing the syrup, and how-to instructions. Taps will be available for $2.50 each payable to the instructor.

Mushroom component: Learn to grow specialty mushrooms in your backyard. Do you have access to oak branches? Learn how to 'plant' the mushroom spawn and grow your own shiitake mushrooms on oak logs. Hands-on demonstration will show how to inoculate the logs with mushroom spawn. You'll love growing your own specialty mushrooms backyard style. Mushroom Grow Kits will be available for $55 payable to the instructor.

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Maple Syrup component: Taps will be available for $2.50 each payable to the instructor. Mushroom component: Mushroom Grow Kits will be available for $55 payable to the instructor.

HG2 - F18 | $30.00 (includes GST)
Grant Park High School - Room 3
Mar. 19 | T | 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
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