Category Archives: Garden Blog

Sample the Apple & Pear Harvest coming October 9th, 2021

At this time we have the go ahead to have our Sample the Apple & Pear Harvest day on October 9th,, 2021. Masks and social distancing will be required for the event so to make things easier this year only … Continue reading

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Final Webinar July 10th

Since the 1st Saturday of July is during the 4th of July weekend we will be having our next webinar on July 10, 2021 at 10 am. Special guest Bob Gillespie, a newly retired faculty member and Program Director for … Continue reading

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Next Webinar June 10, 2021

Since the 1st Saturday of July is during the 4th of July weekend we will be having our next webinar on July 10, 2021 at 10 am. Special guest Bob Gillespie, a newly retired faculty member and Program Director for … Continue reading

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Webinar link for June 5th

Our webinar on June 5th will have a video showing Bob Baines demonstrating his technique for thinning fruit and pruning branches at the same time. This technique is appropriate for apples and pears over the next month or so. After … Continue reading

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Webinar on May 1st, 2021

We will start with Sam Benowitz talking about rootstocks followed by a presentation by Bob Baines called A Guided Virtual Tour of the Fruit Garden, followed by a Q & A session. Register in advance for this webinar:Click here After … Continue reading

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Change in Schedule for the April 3rd Webinar.

We will still be having Richard Fairfield talking about the new support structures for the Kiwis and Blueberry netting, but instead of blueberry pruning we will have a video with Kiwibob teaching how to winter prune kiwis. Kiwis need to … Continue reading

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Member link to webinars

If you are a current member we will be sending you an email with the link to view the webinar from last Saturday within a couple of days. Please make sure your email is accepting emails from nwfruit.membership@gmail.com, which is … Continue reading

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Next Webinar April 3, 2021

We will be covering growing blueberries and our blueberry net structure we use at the Fruit Garden in Mount Vernon. More information to come.

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Best Fruit Tree Varieties for Western Washington

Click here to find an updated version of our Best Varieties handout.

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Next Webinar March 6th

Our next Webinar will be Saturday March 6th at 10 am. There has been a change to our schedule for the webinar tomorrow. The schedule will be as follows:10:00 am Selection of Fruit Trees for the Home Garden10:30 am Annual … Continue reading

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