Learn how to grow and Graft many varieties of tree fruit.
Friday March 18, Noon – 4pm
These Presentations will give you a taste of what is coming on day 2 of the show!
- Introduction to Growing Fruit
- Soil 101- the Basics
- Orchard Mason bees
- How to Graft Fruit trees
- Location: Building 14 Rm 104 and the Greenhouse
Saturday March 19, 10am-3pm
Experienced Help and Friendly Advice
- Locations: Display, Outreach and Kid’s activity tables in Building 2
Presentations in Building 14 Rm 105 & Building 3 Rm 102
Grafting in the Greenhouse
- Three Bees- types of bees important to pollination; Honey Bees, Mason Bees and Bumble Bees
- Kiwis in the PNW- methods for growing kiwis in our region
- Creating a Food Forest- companion planting for food crop diversity in a small area
- Making Modern Perry- growing and processing Asian pears into Perry
- Beyond Jam- the many culinary uses of fruits
- Over 100 varieties of Scion Wood and Rootstock available for purchase.
Thanks to our supporters: including Seattle Tree Fruit Society, Highline College and its Center for Leadership and Service, King Conservation District, City Fruit, Sonju Garden and Orchard, and Furney’s Nursery. A BIG Thank You to Highline’s Urban Agriculture and Food Security Certificate Program for the inspiration to dream big.
Highline’s Permaculture club values design principles and agricultural methods inspired by natural systems as a way to feed and develop community.