Pruning to Restore Orchards – SilvoCulture

Morris Orchard Frederick, Maryland

Come join Silvoculture for an afternoon of pruning and discussion with Michael Judd and Matthew Jacobsen on our 60 year-old chestnut orchard! FREE EVENT Pruning is a time-honored technique to rejuvenate woody plants by creating new growth and increasing light and air flow. With a grant from NorthEast SARE, SilvoCulture is studying the effect of pruning on yield […]

Planting a Food Forest

Button Farm Living History Center 16820 Black Rock Road, Germantown, Maryland

The orchard or "food forest" will commemorate the tree foods that helped sustain self-liberators on their journey to freedom on the Underground Railroad. It will serve as an educational resource as well as producing marketable fruit and nut crops including chestnuts and paw paws for years to come. This project is being funded through a […]