Category Archives: Garden Blog
Come help out in the Fruit Garden! By Tom Wake We have a very large fruit set so we Fruit Garden volunteers will continue thinning this Thursday from 9 am to noon. The honey berries are turning blue so it … Continue reading
Bob Glanzman, also known as Kiwibob, will be demonstrating the summer pruning of hardy kiwis, and also talking about growing figs here in the PNW in the Fruit Garden on Saturday, July 23rd, beginning at 10:30 am. Following Bob’s workshop … Continue reading
On May 5th from 9 am to noon we will finish thinning the pears and we will start thinning the apples. There are a number of trees in the nursery that will be planted. We will continue to look for … Continue reading
On April 20th from 9-noon come out to the Fruit Garden and help with pruning, looking for tent caterpillars and transplanting young trees.
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
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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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