June 2013 Events

June 1, 2013: Home Garden Tour! Please refer to the yahoo group postings for information – for members only.

June 2, 2013:  Orchard work party in the heritage orchard at Prusch Park. Everyone welcome. Please come and help in the maintenance of our orchard. Learn from the pros! Yummy snacks provided. Time 8:30 to 11:00.

June 8, 2013:  Bi-monthly meeting at Emma Prusch Park in San Jose.  Open to all.  Meeting starts at 1:00.  Come early for chatting and snacking. The topic will be about roots, root growth,  and watering with Robert Kourik. A few examples of the facts to be discussed are: Feeding roots often tend to grow up rather than down. About 90% of a tree’s roots are to be found in the top 18 inches of the soil beneath and beyond the foliage. Some roots pass water on to the nearby roots of other plants. In this lecture, learn about the true facts of root growth with tips about how the new understanding of how roots can effect your approach to gardening and irrigation. It’ll amaze you.

June 11, 2013: 10:00 to 1:00, Special orchard work party date, with many volunteers scheduled to help in the park. Help is needed from orchard regulars for guidance of newbies!

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Santa Clara Valley chapter of the California Rare Fruit Growers.
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