SATURDAY MAY 11th
The Home Orchard Society has been sharing our love of backyard fruit growing for the last 40 + years. We invite you to join in the fun and grow some fruit!
What’s available? …
-dwarf and semi dwarf fruit trees (newly grafted): apple (30+ varieties!!!), European pear, Asian pear
-blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, thimbleberries, strawberries, currants, evergreen huckleberries
-plus lots of other odds and ends from around the orchard
CASH or CHECK only
Also joining us….
Our friends at Wild Oaks Nursery will be bringing a nice selection of PNW native plants
Permaculture Rising is coming with lots of vegetable starts, medicinal/culinary herbs, and pollinator and wildlife friendly plants.
Long time HOS member and fan, Sarah Smith, makes unique jams and jellies from some of the more unusual fruits we run across…cornelian cherry jelly and Chinese hawthorn butter are a couple of our favorites!!! Come check out some of her Smiths Home Harvest Preserves.
and NEW this year…
Spring is a great time to get your tools sharpened for the season. Our friends at 1 Sharptool Edge Service will be there with their mobile workshop to sharpen your tools while you shop and stroll the orchard.
*Bring your kitchen knives and garden tools and have them professionally sharpened (first come first served).
*Prices start at $6.25 for garden tools and $7.50 for kitchen knives. Cash/check/card. 25% of fundraiser proceeds got to the HOME Orchard Society.
Kitchen knives, scissors, serrated knives, pruners, polaski tools, loppers, pocket knives, food chopper, shovel/hoe, machete, axe/hatchet, and mower blades ($6.25-$15)
The Arboretum is located on the CCC campus in Oregon City. Once on campus follow the signs to the Environmental Learning Center or the Brown parking lot, both located off Inskeep Drive near the Beavercreek entrance to campus.