SCFS Meeting, “Watering and Drip Irrigation” with Jeff Thompson, Thursday, June 12, 2014 @ 7pm

Confused by proper watering techniques and how to make it easier and more effective? Come and listen to Jeff Thompson discuss proper watering and the basics of drip irrigation at the Snohomish County Fruit Society meeting on Thursday, June 12, 2014. 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 presentation.

Jeff Thompson is a lifelong gardener, who began growing tomatoes since age 8.  Jeff became a Snohomish County Master Gardener shortly after retiring and moving here from Texas in 2002, where it is hard to grow anything, except sweaty.  He has a small irrigation business which specializes in drip irrigation, and he teaches low volume (drip irrigation) at Edmonds Community College and for WSU Extension.  Besides soils and proper watering, his passions include greenhouse management, propagation, and, of course, tomatoes. He is also attempting to become a better beekeeper.

Snohomish County Fruit Society (SCFS) is a chapter of Western Cascade Fruit Society (WCFS) The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited. For further information, call (425) 398-5544.


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