Category: Pick-your-own

Summer bud-graft lessons

Creating apple trees by grafting is fun and sometimes infectious when you realize how easy/successful it is. From mid-July through August we make new trees for spring sales by ‘chip budding’. Hands-on experience is the best lesson for new comers to this craft. Skipley… Continue Reading “Summer bud-graft lessons”

Almost certified.

I wanted to thank you for the prompt shipping of the order to Canada. I received the scions and rootstock a few days ago. The packaging was great and both the scions and the rootstock were in terrific shape. I will be sure to… Continue Reading “Almost certified.”

Grafting today, 10AM pst zoom grafting skipley farm

931-3405-1101 meeting id. Start

Free Grafting class-Zoom- signup 4/25, 10AM 35min.

id 931-3405-1101Start100 participant max

2020 Apple Rootstock arrived

These are available for $2 to $3.50ea.

Seedless grapes, 2 months refrigerated, pushing another

Plant Sale 25% to Thumbnail Theatre

WINTER-SPRING 2020: Big blueberry bushes-little guys too, raspberry, kiwi, apple and pear trees, grape vines, ornamentals too. Free classes all day, top of each hour: 11am-edible garden design, 1pm-drip irrigation, 2pm-pruning, 3pm-diseases and insects, 4pm-fruit choices, 5pm-7fruit tasting, cheese, apples, crackers and cider.

Estimated Fruit Schedule

June 27-July 14: Currants, Gooseberry, Raspberry- July weeks 1 to 3: Cherry July weeks 1 to 4: Blueberry July 3rd week to September:Blackberry July 3rd week to-November: Apples begin with Lodi, Gravenstein, William’s Pride, Redfree. August 3rd week-October last week:Grapes begin with Interlaken, then… Continue Reading “Estimated Fruit Schedule”

Bench Grafted Apple Trees

“Bench Grafts”: the term used when propagating at-the-bench versus in-the-field. It’s usually a warm dry environment, and practiced in the ‘off-season’. When I can, I get started in January but I typically don’t because the rootstock-that what I graft to-is not available until March,… Continue Reading “Bench Grafted Apple Trees”

Triple Crown Blackberries

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