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Grafting watermelon and tomato hands-on workshop available

Feb 1st, 2013 | Category: News

MOUNT VERNON – A grafting watermelon and tomato hands-on workshop will be held Feb. 12 at the WSU Mount Vernon NW Washington Research and Extension Center. Dr. Carol A. Miles, Vegetable Extension Specialist, and Patti Kreider, Program Assistant, Department of Horticulture, WSU will show how to use the splice-graft technique to graft tomato and watermelon successfully. Demonstrations will also show how to do multiple grafts on a single tomato plant. Participants will use common rootstocks for each crop and will graft six plants of each crop which they can take home ($48 value). All materials will be provided. The cost is $55 per person. Morning and afternoon session available. Register at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/312749.

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