Register for several events

Pruning Fruit Trees

Saturday, March 18, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wetherby Park Edible Forest | directions

Learn to properly prune fruit trees to maximize yields and promote health while minimizing diseases and pests.

Get hands-on experience pruning apple, pear, cherry and plum trees at the Wetherby Park Edible Forest.

Taught by Fred Meyer with Backyard Abundance. 


The class is held at the Wetherby Park Edible Forest, 2400 Taylor Drive, Iowa City.


The fee for the class is $12.

Register at the Parks and Recreation website.

Please register soon: the class is limited to 30 people and is likely to fill up fast.

What to Bring

Girls wateringPlease wear standard gardening attire such as boots, jeans and gloves. If available, please also bring pruners, loppers and pruning saws.

Growing Hope Event Series

This event helps people learn how to cultivate food, habitat and healing in the garden.

Learn about a wide variety of other family-friendly Growing Hope events.

Sponsors and Partners

Thank you to these wonderful sponsors and partners. Please frequent their stores, services and websites.

Iowa City Parks and RecreationIowa Department of AgricultureNew Pioneer