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 plums available to purchase for $1.00. And here will be rootstock of various types for sale for $3.50. There also be some custom grafting available.
Come and learn to put a fruit tree together.
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 rootstock selection for apples, pears, plums, and quince. Rootstock and scion wood will be available at our grafting Workshop on March 17th, at Grub.
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.
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 make it for you. Add varieties to existing trees. Beginners welcome! Choose from hundreds of antique and modern varieties of apples, pears, cherries, and plums. We will be selling EMLA 26 apple, OHxF 87 pear, K-5 cherry, and K-1 plum rootstock; scion wood for grafting; and sticks of figs, grapes, and kiwis for rooting. Stock up on berries and other plants, footies for insect protection, grafting knives, mason bees and houses, and other supplies. Learn all about pests and diseases and what to do about them. Find out about our native mason bees and how to care for them. We’ll have lots of experts on hand to try to answer all your fruit related questions. Spend some time with us at the show and learn all kinds of interesting things. Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
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.
Next South Sound Fruit Society Meeting:
Tues., Nov 7th, 2017
7PM to 9PM
at the Grub Farmhouse
2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia, Wa 98502
“Fruit Harvest and Storage”
by Randy Lee
Next SSFS meeting: The Fall Orchard
7-9 Oct 3, 2017
Ian Stoner will be talking about work in the Fall Orchard
2016 Elliott Ave, NW
Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10 to 2 the South Sound Fruit Society is holding a fruit tree grafting demonstration, rootstock sale ($3) and scion wood sale ($1). SSFS members will be there to assist in making grafts. You can bring your own tree cutting to propagate.
The workshop will be at the EastSide Farm and Garden Center, 2326 4th Ave E., Olympia.
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