We’re having a longer question and answer session this month to try to get to everyone’s questions. Also please consider sharing what you feel is the best change that you have made to your orchard/garden over the years and how it has improved your productivity or made your life easier. We meet in the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton at 7 pm on Thursday, Aug. 9.
The South Sound Fruit Society meeting on August 7th is going to be David Muehleisen, PhD, Evergreen Faculty member and Farm Coordinator, talking about irrigation: Being Water Wise in Your Home Orchard.
The meeting is at Grub, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia, at 7PM as usual.
South Sound Fruit Society: http://southsoundfruitsociety.org
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SSFS is a member of the Western Cascade Fruit Society: wcfs.org
Our July meeting will be devoted to questions and answers and show and tell. Bring all your questions about fruit growing, and we will try to give you some answers. Also, if you have something cool or useful you would like to share with the group, bring it to the meeting and tell everyone about it. We will also enjoy our annual ice cream social. Bring some samples of your fresh fruit to share as toppings. We meet in the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton on July 12 at 7 pm.
At our meeting this month, we will be showing a video on the tall spindle pruning method. We will also be incorporating a question and answer session into our meetings, so bring all your questions about growing fruit. We have a vast pool of knowledge and experience in the club and hopefully the answers! Join us at 7 pm in the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton on June 14.
The topic of this month’s South Sound Fruit Society meeting program is a Conversation with Bill Horn. He has been active and past president in the Tahoma chapter of the WCFS. Currently he is managing the WCFS booth at the State Fair in Puyallup in Sept. and working with the Curran Orchard in University Place. He is knowledgeable about various heritage orchards in the Dupont area. He is a Master Gardener and teaches a class in insects.
The meeting is on Tuesday June 5th at Grub Farmhouse from 7 PM to 9PM. Grub is located at 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia ,98502.
We will be watching a video about the fungus disease anthracnose at our meeting this Thursday, May 10. We will also hold our annual fruit club plant sale, so bring your extra plant starts, tubers, trees, berries, or whatever to sell at the meeting with proceeds going to the club. The meeting starts at 7 pm in the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton.
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Steven Bramwell of the WSU extension will talk about Soils and Tree Fruit Fertility Managent.
The meeting is May 1st, from 7PM to 9PM at the Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, Olympia.
Our speaker this month will be Debbie Cassidy, the new owner of Sunnycrest Nursery in Key Center. Her topic will be Permaculture and how we can make a difference with sustainable local fruit production. We meet this Thursday, April 12, in the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton, at 7 pm.
The April 2018 South South Sound Fruit Society meeting, Tuesday April 3rd, will be on Unusual Fruits and Nuts by Michael Dolan of Burnt Ridge Nursery from 7 to 9pm
SSFS meets at Grub Farmhouse, 2016 Elliott Ave, NW, Olympia, Wa 98502.
At this month’s meeting on Thursday, March 8, we will be watching a video about pruning blueberries in preparation for our Blueberry Park pruning session. We meet in the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton at 7 pm.