Virtual Prickly Pear Class

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Tuesday August 4

9:00 AM  –  11:00 AM

Have you wanted to pick a peck o' prickly pears, but didn't know how to remove those painful little cactus needles? It's harvest time and Boyce Thompson Arboretum boasts one of Arizona's most knowledgeable and experienced prickly pear pickers eager to teach you how to safely pick, de-spine, juice and prepare these abundant desert fruits. BTA's own Horticulturist Specialist, Preston Cox, will lead the virtual audience through a  demonstration of proven techniques for picking, de-spinning and juicing cactus fruit.