Author Archives: Brian Williams

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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List of Scion and Rootstock for SSFS Grafting Workshop 3/2/19

Preliminary List of Scions for the SSFS Grafting Workshop 3/2/2019 Apples Alkemene, Ashmead’s Kernel,  Balowany Russet, Black Twig, Blenheim Orange, Braeburn, Bramley’s Seedling, Breakwell Seedling, Calville Blanc d’Hiver, Chehalis, Cox’s Orange Pippin, “East German”, Egremont Russet, Empire, Enterprise, Fall Limbertwig, … Continue reading

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SSFS Grafting Workshop and Scionwood Exchange

Learn to make your own tree by grafting rootstock onto the scion wood of your choice or an existing tree. We will demonstrate grafting and have custom grafting available ($10). We will have various rootstocks for sale ($4) , and … Continue reading

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SSFS March 2019 Meeting: Fertilization for Nutrient Dense Fruit

Steve Smith will share his results, recommendation and enthusiasm on how to grow flavorful and nutrient-dense fruit based on his many years of growing at his farm and 140 tree mixed orchard. The meeting is on March 5th from 7 … Continue reading

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SSFS February 2019 Meeting : Old Fruit Trees : Prune or Toss

Join us for a discussion of caring for old fruit trees.   Meet at GRuB, 2016 Elliot Ave, NW, Olympia, Wa.  Feb 5th, 7PM  to 9 PM.

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SSFS Workshop: Fruit Tree Pruning at Harmony Farm Preserve

Hello everyone, Due to the weather forecast for this weekend, we have decided to cancel the Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop that was scheduled for this Saturday, February 9th. We plan to reschedule and will let you know when the new … Continue reading

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