Category Archives: Garden Blog

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

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Webinar on May 1st, 2021

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

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Change in Schedule for the April 3rd Webinar.

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

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Member link to webinars

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.

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Next Webinar April 3, 2021

Best Fruit Tree Varieties for Western Washington

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

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Best Fruit Tree Varieties for Western Washington

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

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Next Webinar March 6th

Webinar this Saturday March 6th at 10 am

Below is the schedule. You may watch any or all of the presentations you are interested in watching. 10 am  We will start with a short video on how to cut and store scionwood. Then Bill Davis will give a … Continue reading

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Webinar this Saturday March 6th at 10 am

Dr. Bob Norton

We have received news that Dr. Bob Norton, who was the the supervisor for Washington Sate University’s Research Station at Mount Vernon for 30 years starting in the early 60’s, passed away yesterday. Dr. Norton was a frequent speaker at … Continue reading

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Dr. Bob Norton

Educational Webinars to start on February 13th, 2021

We are pleased to announce that we will begin a series of educational webinars for 2021. In March our Winter Field Day with Annual Membership Meeting will take place during the webinar, since we are unable to have it at … Continue reading

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on Educational Webinars to start on February 13th, 2021

A Great Loss

Our Fruit Garden Designer, past president and long term board member, Kristan Johnson, passed away this month on November 17th. Kristan was hired by WWFRF in 1997 to design the Fruit Garden and he ended up designing the basic layout … Continue reading

Posted in Garden Blog | Comments Off on A Great Loss