STFS February 12th – Grafting Workshop/Meeting & Potluck 9am to 4pm
Open to the Public. Free Admission
Location: Cedar Valley Grange, 20526 – 52nd Ave W. Lynnwood, 98036 (Very near Lynnwood Park & Ride) Take Interstate 5 exit 179 (220th St SW), turn RIGHT on 220th go about a ½ mile, then turn LEFT onto 52nd Ave W, go almost a mile, the grange is on your LEFT. Easy.
Time: 9am to 4pm
9am to 11:30 Grafting Techniques Class
taught by Greg Giuliani, Gil Schieber, and Bill Davis
12 – 4pm Hands-On Grafting Workshop: (Greg Giuliani, Gil Schieber, and Bill Davis), Create your own tree
For Sale at Workshop: Rootstock, Scion wood, grafting knives, grafting tape, bands, sealant, all you need for grafting your own tree! You can bring the items you have or scion wood to graft a special tree for yourself.
We need scion wood for this event. If you have apple, plum, cherry, European and Asian pear varieties in your yard, that you could take some scion wood cutting of, please bring them to this event. Take 10-12” long cuttings of the newest growth and wrap a moist (not dripping) paper towel at the cut end. Mark these clearly with the name of the fruit varieties, using masking tape wrapped around the stem. Enclose the whole stem in a plastic bag and keep in the refrigerator until Feb 12th. Thank you.
There will be no Apple scionwood available this year from Mt Vernon orchard because of an Anthracnose infestation. There will be cherry, plum, Asian and European pear scion wood.
Vendors at Show – Lowell’s Tools,
Tool Sharpening – Vagn