Category Archives: Garden Blog

Volunteer in the Fruit Garden April 20th

On April 20th from 9-noon come out to the Fruit Garden and help with pruning, looking for tent caterpillars and transplanting young trees.  

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Blueberry Mulch

The Fruit Garden volunteers have recently finished putting a layer of biodegradable mulch covered with several inches of sawdust on the blueberry beds. This should not only help  suppress weeds, but it should help suppress the mummyberry apotheca (mushrooms) and … Continue reading

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March 5th Winter Field Day schedule change

The 1:30 – 2:20 pm demonstration of Pruning Freestanding Cherry Trees, which takes place in the Fruit Garden and which was originally to be done by Dr. Bob Norton, will now be done by Bob Baines.  

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Winter Field Day coming March 5th, 2016!

Join us at our annual Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 5, 2016! We’ll have rootstock and scion wood sales, workshops on pruning and grafting, and Fruit Garden demonstration on pruning UFU cherries and slender spindle apples by Tom Thornton … Continue reading

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Board Meeting changed to November 21

All members are welcome to attend the board meeting. We will meet on November 21 from 9 am to 3 pm in Seattle at Sue Williams’ home. Potluck lunch. For directions email info@wwfrf.org.

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Apple and Pear Day changed to September 26th

Due to the unusually warm weather this year the fruit is ripening early and we are moving the Apple and Pear Day up by 2 weeks. Apple and Pear Day Saturday, September 26th 11:00am – 2:00 pm Sample apples and … Continue reading

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Thinning & Footies Workshop

Saturday, June 13th, 2015 This will be a chance to learn and get some hands on experience with thinning and putting footies on the developing apple fruit to deter apple maggot and coddling moth damage. The Board Meeting will take … Continue reading

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Change to the Winter Field Day schedule

Susan Dolan is ill and will not be able to speak at the Winter Field Day, so her is an updated schedule. Revised Winter Field Day Schedule

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Rootstocks and scionwood available for purchase at the 2015 Winter Field Day

Scionwood and rootstocks Scionwood – $3 Rootstock – $4  

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Winter Field Day coming March 7, 2015

Join us at our annual Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 7, 2015! We’ll have rootstock and scion wood sales, workshops on pruning and grafting, and Fruit Garden demonstrations on pruning. We hope to see you there!

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