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City Fruit celebration with special guest, Amy Pennington

Event Date: 
05/12/2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Santoro's Books
Santoro’s Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-783-2244

A new growing season is here, and City Fruit would like to kick it off with a celebration at Santoro’s Books in Phinney with Amy Pennington, Urban Pantry cook book author and gardening expert. Ms. Pennington will kindly sign her newest book, Apartment Gardening: Plants, Projects and Recipes for Growing Food in Your Urban Home. In addition to her books, Amy is well-known for launching UrbanGardenShare.org and for her business tending edible gardens for Seattlites.

Location

Santoro's Books
Santoro’s Books, 7405 Greenwood Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
United States
Phone: 206-783-2244

Organic Pest Management

Event Date: 
06/18/2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Green Bean Coffeehouse
8533 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States

This workshop takes an ecological approach to protecting apples, pears, Asian pears and stone fruits from common pests in the Pacific Northwest, including apple maggot fly, codling moth, scab and other fungal diseases. The class will address strategies ranging from choosing more resistant cultivars, maintaining tree hygiene, using barriers, installing traps, promoting beneficial insects and using organic sprays. Ingela Wanerstrand is owner of Green Darner Garden Design, specializing in edible landscapes, and has more than 20 years' experience maintaining gardens and orchards.

Location

Green Bean Coffeehouse
8533 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
United States

Caring for Young Fruit Trees

Event Date: 
05/21/2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Jackson Place Co-Housing
800 Hiawatha Pl. S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States

While young trees are getting established, they need special care. Learn how and when to water, staking techniques, how soon you should prune, and basic care for the life of your tree.

$15 for members, $20 for non-members. Sign up online through Brown Paper Tickets, or send a check with the class name and your contact information to City Fruit, PO Box 28577, Seattle, WA 98118. Visit www.cityfruit.org/classes.htm to learn more.

Register online: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/166566

Location

Jackson Place Co-Housing
800 Hiawatha Pl. S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States

Organic Pest Management

Event Date: 
05/28/2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Bradner Gardens Park
1733 Bradner Pl S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States

This workshop takes an ecological approach to protecting apples, pears, Asian pears and stone fruits from common pests in the Pacific Northwest, including apple maggot fly, codling moth, scab and other fungal diseases. The class will address strategies ranging from choosing more resistant cultivars, maintaining tree hygiene, using barriers, installing traps, promoting beneficial insects and using organic sprays. Ingela Wanerstrand is owner of Green Darner Garden Design, specializing in edible landscapes, and has more than 20 years' experience maintaining gardens and orchards.

Location

Bradner Gardens Park
1733 Bradner Pl S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States

Grow Fruit in Containers

Event Date: 
04/30/2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Jackson Place Co-Housing
800 Hiawatha Pl. S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States

No yard? Grow fruit on your balcony or patio by planting in a container. Learn what varieties work best for containers, which containers and growing medium to use, how to plant, and how to care for your container-grown fruit. Amy Ockerlander teaches with Seattle Tilth, and has an extensive container garden of her own.

$15 for members, $20 for non-members. Sign up online through Brown Paper Tickets, or send a check with the class name and your contact information to City Fruit, PO Box 28577, Seattle, WA 98118. Visit www.cityfruit.org/classes.htm to learn more.

Location

Jackson Place Co-Housing
800 Hiawatha Pl. S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States
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