Author Archives: SSFSEditor

SSFS Grafting Workshop March 13th

The South Sound Fruit Society will hold their grafting workshop on Sunday March 13th. There will be a presentation on grafting with a demonstration of whip and tongue grafting and custom grafting will be available. Scion wood for apples and pears and apple and pear rootstock will be available to purchase. $.50 per scion and $2.50 per rootstock. the workshop is free to member and $5 to non-members. It will chantix to buy online start at noon and go to 3 PM.

The rootstocks will be : 10 of each of the dwarfing rootstocks for apple (M26), pear (quince) and plum (colt), and 20 each of the semi dwarfing for apple (M106), plum (Mustang) and, with 30 semi dwarf pear (OhxF 333)

The workshop will be held at the Eastside Farm and Garden, 2326 4th Ave E, Olympia 98506

South Sound (SSFS), Historic Orchards of the South Sound.


December 3, 2013– Mike Dolan will talk about historic orchards of the South Sound.

South Sound (SSFS),November 5, 2013- Jean Williams will talk about Espalier

November 5,  2013РJean Williams will talk about Espalier techniques and show pictures of the process of building her 60 foot Belgium fence. She will also talk about her new pear trellis.