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Abundance of apples

We had an abundance of fine apples for the Sample the Apple and Pear Day on October 14th.  Several years of no spraying had increased the damage from codling moth and apple scab to the point that many apples were … Continue reading

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Apple and Pear Day October 14th.

See you there! More information.

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Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Here are a few photos from our Volunteer Apprecieation Luncheon we had a couple of weeks ago. Click photos for larger view.

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Sample the Apple and Pear Harvest!

Our next public event is our Sample the Apple and Pear Harvest on October 14th. We will be picking some apples and pears to take home and there will be an educational program plus sweet cider tasting.

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Summer Pruning Workshop August 5th, 2017

Bring your pruners and come to our workshop for some teaching and hands-on experience pruning. There will be a demonstration on summer pruning of apples and pears and another on pruning espalier. A tour of the Fruit Garden will also … Continue reading

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Cider apple scionwood available at Winter Field Day

We will have scionwood for a number of cider apples at the Winter Field Day this Saturday, March 4, 2017. Registration begins at 8:30 am. Event begins at 9 am.

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Kiwibob is coming!

The weather should be reasonable this Saturday, January 14th so dress warmly and come on up to the Fruit Garden which is next to the Master Gardeners’ Discovery Garden at 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon. Kiwibob will first explain about … Continue reading

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Kiwibob is coming for Winter Pruning of Kiwi Workshop

Bring your pruners and come to learn about the winter pruning of Kiwis on January 14th, 2016 in the Fruit Garden. More information…

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Check your Kiwis for AYLS!

In preparation for the coming workshop on kiwi pruning, please check your kiwis for AYLS, a condition or disease which causes yellow blotches on leaves. See Kiwibob’s AYLS web page for more information and photos. I checked my kiwi’s here … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop in 10 days!

Saturday, July 16th. Registration begins at 10:10 am, pruning demo starts at 10:30 am in our Fruit Garden, at 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon.   The kiwis are waiting for Kiwibob to come and give them a much needed training … Continue reading

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