So you love melons but would like to grow them yourself? Or have tried to grow them and failed? You CAN successfully grow melons in the Puget Sound! Come to the October 10, 2013 meeting of the Snohomish County Fruit Society and learn to grow the aristocrats of the summer fruits, heirloom melons, in your own backyard! The meeting starts at 7 pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish, 402 2nd St, Snohomish, WA 98290. A brief business meeting will precede the presenter.
Carol Bello has been a Master Gardener for 15 years and a Growing Groceries Coalition committee member since 2009. She has grown her own heirloom melons at Ebey Island and in Granite Falls and successfully sold them at local farmers markets.
Snohomish County Fruit Society (SCFS) is the newest chapter of Western Cascade Fruit Society (WCFS) www.wcfs.org. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited. For further information, call (425) 398-5544.