Lake County Master Gardener Sally Pribicevic explains how to turn a small yard — hers is less than an acre — into an orchard that overflows with berry bushes and fruit trees.

She uses the espalier and cordon methods to achieve her bounty. And so can you!

The next talk in the Master Gardeners’ Meet Me in the Garden series is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 1. They’ll be discussing everything asparagus. You can register online or by calling us at 440-255-8811 ext. 1.

You can visit our YouTube channel for more gardening and horticulture programs.

Two more tips for any gardeners out there:

  1. Did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection  the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.
  2. You should also check out the special collection from Holden Forests & Gardens’ Corning Library available at our Main Branch. In addition to a gorgeous arboretum in Kirtland, Holden also has a spectacular collection of gardening, horticulture, environmental and botany books at Corning Library within its arboretum. Dozens of Corning Library’s books are now available to borrow at our Main Branch. Thanks to a partnership between libraries, you can use your cards to check out books from this special collection. Our typical lending rules apply.