Learn to Plant /Prune Elderberries and Paw Paw

Sat, Oct 14, 2023, 8 AM – 5 PM

Elderberries are almost done flowering

Take Aways from the Event

You’ll learn how to

  1. prune elderberries
  2. plant elderberries
  3. plant paw paw trees


  1. actually pruning elderberry plants
  2. planting elderberry and paw paw plants

Bring home (included in the ticket cost)

  • enough elderberry cuttings to start your own elderberry patch


  • purchase honey from our farm to make your own elderberry infused honey
  • purchase frozen elderberries (subject to availability)
  • purchase infused honey from our farm (subject to availability)

Agenda on Saturday

8:00-8:30 – Welcome and Breakfast – breakfast will be sausage biscuits from a local restaurant

8:30 to 12:00

Demonstration – how to prune elderberry bushes
Practical – prune elderberries and take home elderberry cuttings so you can grown your own elderberry plants

Demonstration – how to plant elderberries
Practical – plant elderberries

12:00 to 1:00

Lunch – provided by a local restaurant

1:00 to 3:00

Practical – finish planting elderberries
Demonstration – making infused elderberry honey

3:00 to 4:45

Demonstration – Planting Paw Paw trees
Practical – Plant Paw Paw trees

4:45 – 5:00 – Wrap up / final Q&A