Author Archives: Brian Williams

Dec 2020 SSFS Meeting: Many Trees Project

Hi all, We will reconvene on December 1stat 7 pm.  Chris & Guy from the Many Trees Project will speak about the history and social and ecological roles of nut trees as food sources, carbon sinks, and key elements in biodiverse habitats. From … Continue reading

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December 2020 SSFS Meeting: Many Trees Project

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South Sound Fruit Society – October 2020 Meeting

Tuesday, October 6th at 7pm we will be having a general meeting and discussion of this year’s harvest, the good, the bad and the ugly are all welcome, except for the discussion of politics. Let it be a vacation from … Continue reading

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Events Canceled until Further Notice

GRuB has decided, which makes a lot of sense as Thurston County has it’s first reported case of Corona Virus, to cancel all indoor events at GRuB. So this Sunday’s tool sharpening event is cancelled and Tuesday meetings are cancelled … Continue reading

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SSFS Oct 2019 Meeting: Compost and Potting Soils

Compost and Potting Soils: Growing Container Plants without Peat Ian Stoner will discuss potting soil types, compositions and possibilities for renewal materials. He will also include a discussion of his own experiments  using Scot’sw Broom as a substrate for container … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Blueberries

The South Sound Fruit Society Sept 2019 meeting: An Introduction to Blueberries by Gary Gorremans Tuesday Sept 3rd at 7PM at the Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliot Ave, Olympia Gary was a longtime member in Seattle Tree Fruit Society until buying acreage … Continue reading

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Bud Grafting

Collecting Bud Wood

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Covering Fruit Trees : City Fruit Experiment

B. Burrill City Fruit – WCFS Grant Report January 2019

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SSFS May 7 Meeting: The Ugly Side of Growing Fruit

Nina Dickinson explores with us some common diseases and insect pests of fruit. For over 30 years Nina has worked in retail and wholesale nurseries, adapting to ever-changing problems, products and expectations. Please join us. The meeting is on Tuesday … Continue reading

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South Sound Fruit Society April 2 Meeting – All About Grapes

All about Grapes with Gary Gorremans. He raises over 50 varieties of grapes. Bring your questions about which grapes to grow and how to grow them. Tuesday April 2, 2019. 7PM to 9PM at the Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, … Continue reading

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