Author Archives: Brian Williams

August 2018 Meeting: Irrigation

South Sound Fruit Society Members and Friends, The meeting on August 7th is going to be David Muehleisen, PhD, Evergreen Faculty member and Farm Coordinator, talking about irrigation: Being Water Wise in Your Home Orchard. The meeting is at Grub, … Continue reading

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June 2018 Meeting: Conversation with Bill Horn

South Sound Fruit Society Members and Friends, The topic of this month’s meeting program is a Conversation with Bill Horn. He has been active and past president in the Tahoma chapter of the WCFS. Currently he is managing the WCFS … Continue reading

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May 1st SSFS Meeting : Soils and Tree Fruit Fertility

The May 2018 South Sound Fruit Society Meeting : Stephen G. Bramwell (County Director & Agriculture Faculty Washington State University Thurston County Extension) Will talk about Tree Fruit Fertility Management May 1st, 7 PM to 9PM at the Grub Farmhouse, … Continue reading

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April 2018 SSFS Meeting : Unusual Fruits and Nuts

The April 2018 South South Sound Fruit Society meeting, Tuesday April 3rd, will be on Unusual Fruits and Nuts by Michael Dolan of Burnt Ridge Nursery from 7 to 9pm SSFS meets at Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia, Wa … Continue reading

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Scion wood at Grafting Workshop 2018

SSFS Partial Scion List 2018   Apples Akane American Beauty Ashmead’s Kernel Baldwin Belle De Boskoop Bramely Seedling Brown Snout Brushy Mountain Limbertwig Bulmer’s Norman Campfield Cap of Liberty Chehalis Chestnut Crab Claygate Pearmain Cox Orange Pippen Crow Egg – … Continue reading

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SSFS Grafting Workshop: March 17th

The SSFS Grafting workshop is scheduled for Saturday, March 17th, from 10 to 2. We will have a lecture and demonstration of grafting apple scion wood to rootstock, there will be scion wood of many kinds of apples, pears, and … Continue reading

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SSFS March 2018 Meeting : Rootstocks

The March 2018 SSFS meeting will be on Rootstocks by a staff person from Raintree Nursery. The talk will be on Tuesday March 6th, from 7 – 9 at the Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia. We will cover … Continue reading

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SSFS Feb 2018 Meeting : Native Pollinators and Orchard Bees

The February meeting of the SSFS will be Feb 6th from 7 – 9 PM. The topic is Native Pollinators and Orchard Bees by Glen Buschmann. The meeting will be at the Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia.

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PFC 3/3/2018 – Spring Grafting Show

Peninsula Fruit Club’s Spring Grafting Show Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00AM-4:00PM PST West Side Improvement Club 4109 W E St, Bremerton, Washington 98312 Learn how to graft and make your own fruit tree, or have one of our members … Continue reading

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SSFS 2/6/2018 – Native Pollinators & Orchard Bees

The South Sound Fruit Society Feb 2018 meeting is on Native Pollinators and Orchard Bees, a lecture by Glen Buschmann. The meeting is on Feb 6th, 7-9PM at the Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Eliott Ave, NW, Olympia, WA.

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