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January Scionwood Exchange

Please ensure you follow the basic guidelines for the scionwood exchange.  It is important that patented varieties are not brought and we are still under a citrus quarantine so these cannot be brought, either.

Information from the 2014 exchange:  scion info.pdf

How to cut scionwood:

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About California Rare Fruit Growers
Our parent non-profit organization, founded in 1968, is made up of amateur and professional fruit growers. There are 17 chapters located in California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas. We share information about the propagation and growing of common and rare edible plants. The group also exchanges plant material and assists commercial entities and researchers in the evaluation of new varieties of fruit. We produce a bi-monthly magazine called “The Fruit Gardener” which contains valuable information about fruit gardening. Each year the chapters get together for a “Festival Of Fruit” conference. Each chapter has many activities, guest speakers, fruit tastings, plant sales and field trips related to the growing of fruit.

Our Chapter Information
Membership is open to anyone interested in edible plants.  Benefits include talks by leading horticulturists, discounts at local nurseries, free mulch, fruit tastings, field trips, monthly newsletters, member garden tours, picnics/parties, and more!

NEW MEMBERS JOINING IN OCTOBER WILL HAVE THE REMAINDER OF 2104 WAIVED IF THEY PAY FOR THE 2015 DUES. Chapter dues are $10/yr email ($15/yr mail), and family members are an additional $5. Membership in the parent organization is also required. You can join the parent organization by clicking on the link to the right.   Join CRFG. Join our Chapter

Meeting Information
The North San Diego County Chapter generally meets on the third Friday of the month, 7:00 pm at MiraCosta College, Student Center room 3450, One Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Parking is in lot 3B and no permit is required during meeting times.  Check the calendar below for current meeting details.

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A native of Southern California, Paul Bingham graduated with a degree in Landscape Architecture from UofA in Tucson. Paul's 34-year career has provided a wide array of experience, including employment in a wholesale nursery, as the curator of a 34-acre preserve, as a park designer for the County, and as head of the residential design-build department for 2 different landscaping companies.  

For the last 14 years Paul has worked in Escondido as a City Planner. Four years ago he and his wife bought a foreclosed tract house in
southeastern Carlsbad. As part of the renovations, Paul has successfully transformed the yard with over 200 edible species and varieties.

Paul will share unique design ideas, insights into dealing with difficult locations, and solutions to various challenges in moving from ornamental to edible landscapes.

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Olive Farm Tour!
Start Date/Time: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 10:00 AM
End Date/Time: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 12:00 PM
Recurring Event: One time event
Importance: Normal Priority
Field Trip
Tour a working olive farm!  Please contact Diego Footer for additional details.
Owned by Cory Krell On Sunday, April 15, 2012



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CRFG Fruit Facts

By kongsky, published on 24 July 2012

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