2018 Fall Fruit Show presented by Peninsula Fruit Club, a chapter of Western Cascade Fruit Society. Come join us for a fun day of fruit tasting and learning about growing fruit. Get your mystery apples identified—bring 4-6 samples of each kind, don’t wash, leave the stems on, tell us about the tree. Sample dozens of different varieties of apples, pears, and other fruit. Take in a video or browse our information tables. Learn about pests, diseases, and mason bees. Find something interesting at our plant sale, and stock up on supplies for next year. Ask questions of our experts. Admission is free but donations are appreciated.
Details: Sat., Oct. 27 from 10 am to 4 pm at the West Side Improvement Club, 4109 West E Street, Bremerton 98312. Take the Loxie Eagans Blvd. exit off Hwy 3 and follow the signs.
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Kelly Stroh from the Kitsap Conservation District will give a presentation on rain gardens and how they help protect our environment at this month’s meeting. We will also hold our annual plant sale. Bring your extra plants, starts, trees, etc. to donate to the club to sell. Make a donation to the club for whatever you buy. We meet at 7 pm on Thursday, May 11, at the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., in Bremerton.
Join us on Thursday, May 8th, at 7 pm to hear Jefferson County Master Gardener Linda Pfafman’s talk entitled “Worms in my Backyard” (WIMBY). Learn how to raise and care for compost worms and how much they can benefit your soil. We also have our member plant sale after the presentation. Bring your extra veggie, herb, and flower starts, extra fruit trees, berries, or ???, and make a donation to the club for whatever you buy. We meet at the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., in Bremerton.
Our meeting Thursday, May 9 at 7 pm in the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton will feature retired Kitsap County Extension Agent and long-time fruit club member, founder, and advocate Chris Smith talking about tomatoes. Following Chris’ talk we will hold our annual member plant sale fund raiser. Bring your extra seedlings, divisions, rooted cuttings, and plants of any kind to donate for the sale.
Peninsula Fruit Club’s next meeting will be Thursday, May 10, at the Sheridan Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., Bremerton at 7 pm. Lowell Dietz from Sequim http://dietzfarm.com/ will be teaching us about mushrooms and will have mushroom kits available for purchase. Our May meeting is also our annual member plant sale fund chantix online sales raiser. If you have extra vegetables, annuals, perennials, berries, bulbs, bushes, or just about anything, please bring some plants to donate. It’s always fun to see what kinds of plants show up each year for us to buy and add to our yards. All the proceeds will be donated to PFC.