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Summer pruning workshop has been changed to Thursday, August 9th

Instead of Saturday the workshop will begin at 11:30 on the 9th. More information here.

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Scionwood list for the Winter Field Day

Here is the list of scion wood we will have available at the Winter Field day on March 3rd, 2018. There will be additional cider apple varieties, but we don’t know which ones yet.

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Unusual fruit at the Winter Field Day

At the the Winter Field Day on March 3, 2018 we will have an emphasis on nuts and unusual fruit such as Persimmon, Medlar, Cornelian cherry, Fig, Mulberry. English walnut, Chestnut and Sea Buckthorn, in addition to the usual pruning … Continue reading

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The Winter Field Day is coming on March 3rd!

Don’t miss our Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 3, 2018. There will be an emphasis on unusual fruit along with out usual workshops and demonstrations on pruning, pest control, and grafting. Scionwood and rootstocks will be available for sale. … Continue reading

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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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