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SCFS Mtg – Thurs, Nov 18, 7-9pm “Backyard Fruit Trees” w/ Karen Palmer via Zoom

We are very fortunate to have Karen Palmer, Washington State University, Master Gardener join us to present and discuss “Backyard Fruit Trees”.  In this presentation you will discover “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of growing your own tree fruit.   Whether you inherited a few fruit trees with a new home or are thinking of planting some, get the knowledge to make important decisions as you move forward. You will learn which kind of fruit trees are easier to maintain West of the Cascades, what major diseases and pests will be a factor and how to control them naturally, how much time and effort will be required to grow a healthy crop, winterization tips and more.

Karen has been a WSU Clark County Master Gardener since 2000. She is active on project topics including vegetable gardening, small fruits, and tree fruits. Karen is a regular volunteer in the Answer Clinic, providing help to residents on all their gardening needs and is an integral member of the Master Gardener Foundation plant sale team growing vegetable plants for the annual plant sale.”

Presentation via Zoom – Please email snohomishcfs@gmail.com for call information

PFC 2013 Spring Grafting Show

Peninsula Fruit Club will hold the Spring Grafting Show on Saturday, March 9, 2013, from 10 AM to 4 PM at the Silverdale Community Center, 9729 Silverdale Way NW, Silverdale, WA.  Join us and stock up on scion wood, rootstock, grafting knives, footies, mason bee houses, miscellaneous potted and bare root trees and berries, and other supplies.  You can learn how to graft and make your own tree or have one of our members make it for you.  Come and learn chantix generic name about common pests and diseases and what to do about them.  Learn how to root a fig, grape, or kiwi, and take some home to try from our collection.  Find out all about our native mason bees and how to care for them.  Spend some time with us at the show and learn all kinds of interesting things.  Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.  Here’s a link to our show flyer: