Students in the Garden

Tree advisory board partners with PTA

The Cold Spring Tree Advisory Board partnered with the Haldane PTA Garden Committee to teach eighth-grade biology students how to graft fruit trees and propagate plants.

Charles Day (left) demonstrates grafting to Haldane students. (Photo provided)

Charles Day, an orchardist who serves on the board, and Kory Riesterer, a member of Growing Haldane, demonstrated techniques and a grafted pear tree is now growing in the school garden. See growinghaldane.com and coldspringtree.weebly.com.

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