Category: Pick-your-own

Charles Eisenstein, keynote, Global Earth Repair 2019

Global Earth Repair Foundation, created by 40 year friend, Michael Pilarski, had a conference last year with Charles Eisenstein as keynote, with his most popular book, in my library, ‘The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible’ My question, how to get off… Continue Reading “Charles Eisenstein, keynote, Global Earth Repair 2019”

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

2021 Apple Rootstock Confirmation

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”

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