PFC 3/3/2018 – Spring Grafting Show

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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.

 

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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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SSFS 1/14/18 – Fruit Tree Pruning

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SSFS Dec 2017 Mtg: Potluck and Raffle

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SSFS 11/7/17 – Fruit Harvest & Storage

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

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SSFS 10/3/2017 – The Fall Orchard

Next SSFS meeting:   The Fall Orchard

7-9 Oct 3, 2017 

Ian Stoner will be talking about work in the Fall Orchard

Grub Farmhouse
2016 Elliott Ave, NW
Olympia, 98502

 

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SSFS 3/18/17 – Grafting Workshop and Scion Exchange

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.

For info you can email us at: ssfsoly@gmail.com

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SSFS 9/6/2016 Meeting : Soil Test Analysis

Dave Nygard of the Thurston County Soil Conservation District will talk about soil tests and help us understand the soil test analysis results.

The meeting is at the Eastside Farm and Garden, 2326 4th Ave E., Olympia

on Tuesday Sept 6th, 2016 7 – 8 PM

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SSFS 8/2/2016 – Growing Grapes and Making Wine

The August 2nd South Sound Fruit Society meeting will be on growing grapes and making wine. The speaker will be Mike Lempriere of Perennial Vintners on Bainbridge Island. The talk will be at 7PM at the Eastside Farm and Garden Center, 2326 4th Ave E., Olympia, 98506.

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SSFS 5/16/2016 – Apple and Pear Tree Espaliers

Jean Williams will discuss growing fruit on an espalier: kinds of support structures, how to prune, and pictures of how the different designs grow. She has a Belgian fence with 60 different kinds of apples on it and over 400 apples and pears in her orchard.

The meeting will be at the Eastside Urban Farm and Garden Center, 2326 4th Ave E, Olympia, 98506 at 7 PM.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthSoundFruitSociety

And web site: http://southsoundfruitsociety.org

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