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Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park announces Grafting Workshops

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park announces Grafting Workshops

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park announces Grafting Workshops

 

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park announces Grafting Workshops

 

Big Stone Gap, VA. The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park announces grafting workshops in collaboration with the Wise County Virginia Cooperative Extension office.

 

Phil Meeks with the Wise County Virginia Cooperative Extension Agency will host three grafting workshops this year at the park. Two workshops will be on Thursday, March 3. The first at 3 p.m. and the other at 6 p.m. The third workshop will be held Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. All workshops take place at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in the museum’s Victorian parlor.

 

Rootstock will be available, as will a number of varieties of scion wood.  If participants have old varieties they’d like to graft, they’re welcome to bring their own scion cuttings.  Each registered person will get 7 rootstock, and additional may be purchased at the workshop for $1 each.

 

Registration is $20 and you can sign up at the Virginia Cooperative Extension office in Wise. Participants can email Phil Meeks at pmeeks@vt.edu, or call (276) 328-6194 for more information.

 

The park will comply with the Covid 19 regulations in place at the time the program is offered.

 

The award-winning Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

 

For more information about Virginia State Parks’ activities and amenities or to make reservations in one of the more than 1,800 campsites or 300 climate-controlled cabins, call the Virginia State Parks Reservation Center at 800-933-PARK or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.