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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 May 7 th from 7 to 9 PM. It is at the GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliot Ave, NW, Olympia, WA.
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, Olympia, 98502
Preliminary List of Scions for the SSFS Grafting Workshop 3/2/2019
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, Gold Rush, Golden Russett, Granniewinkle, Grimes Golden, Jonaprince, King David, Kingston Black, Liberty, Macoun, Melrose, Moulton’s Pride, Mutsu, Peasgood Nonsuch, Queen Cox, Red Gravenstein, Red Jonagold, Red Rome, Rubinette, Sops of Wine, Spitzenberg, Sweet 16, Tydeman’s Red,
Vanderpool Red, Viking, William’s Pride, Winecrisp, Winter Banana, Wolf River, Yellow Bellflower, Zestar, early form of : “Red Delicious” , Early form of : “Golden Delicious”
Plums Epineuse, Seneca
Pears “Anjou” type, Bonne D’Ezee, Bosc, Buerre Superfine, Buttirra Rosata Morettini, Comice, Concorde, Clapp’s Favorite, Dana Hovey, Devoe, Dr Jules Guyot, Flemish Beauty, Golden Spice, Josephine de Malines, Orcas, Rescue, Rosee de Juillet, Seckel, Taylor’s Gold, Winter Nelis,
Historic Pears Shelton Orchard 1-20
Asian Pears Mishirazu
Persimmons Sweet Fuyu, Saijo
Figs Early “Desert King” (type)
Kiwi Fuzzy, Arctic Beauty
Scion $1.00 each
Rootstock $4.00 each
Bud 9 (apple)(25) M-111 (apple)(10) EMLA-26 (apple)(25) OHXF 87 (Pear)(10) Prunus Myro-29C (plum)(5) American Persimmon (5)
Parafilm rolls $5 each Rubber grafting bands bundles of 10 Grafting knives ($10 for members, $16 for non-members) Finger guards Metal id tags 5 for $
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 scion wood from many apples pears and plums ($1). We will have grafting knives for sale and the other incidentals used in grafting.
The workshop is on March 2 from 10:30 am to 2 PM at Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia, WA 98502. The event is free and everyone is welcome.
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 to 9PM at the Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia, WA 98502.
All are welcome.
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.
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 date has been set (tentatively for February 23). If you cannot make the new date (I will send a follow up email in the coming days to confirm the date), please let me know ASAP so that I can allow waitlisted folks to sign up.
Outreach & Education Coordinator
Capitol Land Trust
4405 7th Ave SE Ste 306 | Lacey, WA 98503
360.943.3012 ext. 9 | CapitolLandTrust.org
Pruning Kiwis and Grapes Workshop
Jan 12, 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the Grub Farm, 2016 Elliott Ave NW, Olympia, Wa.
We will be pruning the kiwis and grapes we started on last year: bring tools and dress warmly.
Free to members, $10 donation for non-members.
Peg Amandes will talk about making maple syrup from our native Big Leaf Maples and other trees growing in the Pacific Northwest.
Brian Williams will talk about the basics of brewing hard cider at home. There are many apples this time of year and for some people too many to know what to with them all. Learn how to convert your excess apples into juice and alcoholic cider.
Tuesday November 6th, 7-9PM
SSFS meets at:
The GRuB Farmhouse, 2016 Elliot Ave., NW, Olympia, 98502