Growing Fruit Trees in the Northwoods

April 10, 2024

Wendy Gehlhoff

Press Release

Becky Wiepz, Superintendent of the Peninsular Agricultural Research Station in Sturgeon Bay, WI, will be our monthly Outdoor Education guest speaker on Wednesday, April 17th.  She will be speaking by video on the topic of Growing apples, cherries and northern grape varieties.  Bring your questions to learn more about the ins and outs of growing tree fruit in Northern Wisconsin. We’ll discuss the basics of pest management, pruning, and more to help you plan your future orchard or troubleshoot your current one.  There will be ample time for questions and answers.  Come learn more about how to get the best production from these fruit crops in your home garden.
The program will be held from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the lower level conference room at the Florence Natural Resource building located on the corner of U.S. 2 and Highway 101/70 in Florence (5628 Forestry Drive).  Or you may sign up to attend virtually via Zoom by registering at on the Events page by clicking on this event and then “more information”.
The Florence County monthly Outdoor Education programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Wild Rivers Interpretive Center and the Florence County UW-Extension office.  This event is open to the public and free of charge.
For more information, contact Wendy Gehlhoff at (715) 528-5920 or

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