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March 2016 Chapter Meeting

WHEN: Saturday, March 12, 2016
WHAT:

Tours

WHO:

You

WHERE:

Ploughshares Nursery in Alameda, 2701 Main Street, Alameda, CA 94501
Also Jasmine Takuda's garden, also in Alameda; address and directions will be in the newsletter.
Learn how to prune and graft on espaliered fruit trees
Pot luck lunch at Jasmines at noon.

TIME:

10:30-11:30 AM Tour of Ploughshares Nursery; Noon - Pot Luck & Socializing; 1-3 PM pruning and grafting of espalliered fruit trees.

INFO:

Bring umbrellas or pop-up canopies in case of rain. Limited number of scions and rootstock will be available.

This event is free and open to the public.
Newcomers are always welcome -- Do bring a friend!

Meeting Agenda:
10:30 AM - Tour - Ploughshares Nursery, 2701 Main Street, Alameda, CA
Noon - 1:00 PM - Pot Luck and Socializing
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Presentation on pruning and grafting of espaliered fruit trees
 

Directions to the Tour Site (10:30 AM)

From Orinda and points North:

Take 24-W to Brush Street in Oakland.
Take Exit 1-C from I-980 W.
Continue on Brush St. Take 5th St, Webster Street Tube and right on Willie Stargell Ave to Barbers Point Rd in Alameda.
Right on Main Street to 2701 Main Street..

From San Francisco and the West:

Take I-80 across the Bay Bridge and exit on I-880 South.
Take the Broadway exit and follow signs to Webster Street Tube to Alameda
Right on Willie Stargell Ave to Barbers Point Rd in Alameda.
Right on Main Street to 2701 Main Street..

 

 

You do not need to be a CRFG member to attend although of course we hope you'll join.

FOR MORE INFO: Call (510) 672-0220
or e-mail Karen Andersen


Questions or comments? Send email to the Golden Gate Chapter.


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