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Quarterly Meeting Summary

On Sept 9th, the membership enjoyed summer strawberries and cream along with salmon appetizers during the meeting at the Land Trust. Continue reading


How to test your Fruit for Brix and maturity- Sept 9th- 3rd Quarterly meeting

At the Sept 9th quarterly meeting, we will have a presentation from Dr. Bob Norton on how to test your fruit for maturity.  Continue reading

Pruning photos- Have a look!

As a follow up to our latest workshop, on August 23rd, Heather has provided the club with colorful photos of her apples and pear trees for the winter pre and post pruning workshop. Continue reading

Thanks to all leaders of the summer pruning workshop

A big thank you to all the hostesses, leaders and facilitators of our summer pruning workshop and tour with our fearless leader Dr. Bob. Enjoy the pictures! Continue reading

Pruning Workshop – Saturday August 23, 2014

We will visit two orchards in Vashon Town from 1pm to 4pm on Saturday the 23rd. Starting at 1pm behind the library, our first orchard was pruned in February 2014. Dr. Bob will lead the discussion on the effects of winter pruning in pome fruits (apples and pears). The 2nd orchard is dedicated primarily to stone fruits(cherry, plum and peach). Continue reading

Thank your Anniversary Picnic Volunteers!

Ninety-nine members and guests enjoyed the Club’s 10th Anniversary Celebration at the Orchard on August 2nd. Continue reading

Members Only Picnic/Potluck-Saturday, August 2, 2014

Bring your best potluck appetizer/side dish to share, what you want to drink, your table settings and chairs. The club provides grilled salmon and hot dogs Continue reading