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Free Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop March 3

A Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop will be conducted at Deep River County Park on Monday, March 3 at 10 a.m. Meet the Lake County Parks horticulturist Bryan McKay in front of Wood’s Historic Grist Mill for this free program.  The group will walk to the orchard for a demonstration on the proper pruning techniques for fruit trees.  Learn about insect control, sprays and year-round-care for your trees.  Remember, the weather can be severe in March, so dress accordingly.  For more information call 219-947-7275.  

Deep River County Park is located at 9410 Old Lincoln Highway, Hobart, IN 46342 at the intersection of County Line Road and 73rd Avenue.  From I-65 and Route 30 go east 4 miles on Route 30 to Randolph Street, then north to the first stop sign and east to the park.  GPS coordinates: Deep River Grist Mill: 41.475944,-87.222285 and Deep River County Line Road: 41.483097,-87.22008