On Saturday, February 20, a free fruit tree pruning workshop was held at the Sisters Servants of Mary Convent in Country Club. It was conducted by Junior Schouten, the owner of Big Apple Edibles, who helped to found the organic vegetable gardem. The New York Botanical Garden and the Home Depot provided the tools. Cub Scout Pack 182 of Throggs Neck and local gardeners attended the workshop.
(Above) Cub Scout Pack 182, and local gardeners attended the fruit tree pruning work shop at the Sister Servants of Mary convent.Silvio J. Pacifico
(Right) (l-r) Chrys Napolitano, Sister Puri, Junior Schouten, owner of Big Apple Edibles and Mother Emma at the fruit tree pruning workshop.Silvio J. Pacifico