Sweet tree fruit – classes in drying, pruning this weekend

There’s still time to do a little summer pruning on your fruit trees. It is helpful, because when the leaves are out and the fruit is weighing down the branches, it’s much easier to see where the tree has gotten too dense or unsustainable.

Italian Prune

Summer pruning on the plum tree allows more light to get to the fruit to help it ripen.

And it’s about time to get out the fruit dryer, because our plums and apples and pears are abundant this year.

Pears

The pears are harvested off our “fruit cocktail” tree that has multiple varieties. From left, Red Bartlett, Comice and Bartlett.

This weekend, one of my favorite Seattle nurseries, City People’s Garden Store, is hosting two useful classes on fruit. Fruit Drying Basics is Saturday, 10-11, and Fruit Tree Pruning is Sunday, 11-noon. They’re free, but you need to pre-register with the store.

The classes are offered in conjunction with City Fruit. If you have a fruit tree but don’t think you’ll get around to harvesting when the time is right, or aren’t able to use all the fruit, check out City Fruit to see if they can help. They will get the fruit to those who need it.

I use the nylon “footies” on my apples to ward off the apple maggot and codling

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last few weeks to let these Liberty apples finish ripening.

Liberty Apples

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m experimenting with espalier, the technique of training a fruit tree into a shape. This Akane apple is getting a simple horizontal T shape (see the bamboo for the lower tier), but there are many delightful patterns to choose from.

Akane Apples

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