California Rare Fruit Growers, San Diego Chapter

Monthly chapter meeting on 4th Wednesday of the month

Our regular chapter meetings are held online using Zoom and in-person at Room 101 of Casa del Prado at Balboa Park 4th Wednesday of the month at 7pm (social hour at 6pm).  Specific talk information and Zoom link will be posted in the event list below.

Propagation and Fruit Forest Events Are Held at Bancroft Center for Sustainability

Bancroft Center For Sustainability
3845 Spring Dr
Spring Valley, CA 91977

San Diego Event Calendar

Upcoming events

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Past events

13 Aug 2022 Member's Only BBQ Potluck and Grape Tasting
27 Jul 2022 Chapter Meeting Balboa Park July 27th: Mango Fandago
16 Jul 2022 Third Saturday Bancroft Meeting
2 Jul 2022 July 2nd play date (work) at Bancroft:Time to plant Lychee tree Nursery up pot cherimoya's take 1 home Plus 10 more things needed done. Share anytime you can
25 Jun 2022 Joe Barros Home tour and BBQ June 25th starting 10am Chula Vista
18 Jun 2022 June 18th Saturday Propagation
4 Jun 2022 Fruit forest, grape vines, nursery and misc work day. Saturday June 4th start 9am to 12pm or what ever time you can give.
25 May 2022 Chapter meeting we have a special guest Marta Matvinko uncommon subtropical fruit . Topic: Marta Matvienko will talk about growing rare fruit. Some you probably don't know Time: May 25, 2
21 May 2022 Saturday Propagation May 21st Social Hour 9-10am. Propagation class starting 10am. We will be propagating pineapples (from seeds and suckers/tops), rose apple, fig, citrus and prickly pear cactus.
7 May 2022 Fruit Forest and nursery area work day. Time to start cactus garden. Low water trees Olive, mulberry, pom's. Ready for mangos? 9am to 12pm or anytime you have
4 May 2022 Scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Board Meeting Wednesday May 4th 7pm on Zoom Time: May 4, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting
27 Apr 2022 Chapter meeting Balboa Park Wednesday April 27th set up starts 6pm. Dr Shengrui Yao will give a YouTube video on Jujube. Bring all fruits for tasting loquats main tasting. Sharing table, opportunity tables will also be open .
16 Apr 2022 First Propagation Saturday of the year. Roll up your sleeves bring your tools and get ready to learn at least 4 different grafts. Build little green house. Harvest air layers and learn how to care for them. Bring all your questions.
6 Apr 2022 Board meeting April 6th 7pm.
2 Apr 2022 April 2nd Fruit Forest Day Plant avocado trees, have a beautiful olive donated plus a mulberry rootstock. Is it time to plant mangos? Start dragonfruit and cactus garden. Start at 9am or when you can make
23 Mar 2022 Balboa Park Room 101, 6:30 doors open. Dave Yetz going to talk all things Citrus
19 Mar 2022 Scion Exchange #2 March 19th start receiving donations 9am. When exchange is done bring rootstock and graft with Patrick
6 Mar 2022 Grafting & care with Jason Geise and 2 free trees with admission $15 for members and $20 non members Sunday March 6t 9:30am
5 Mar 2022 Grafting Event: March 5th 11:30am Learn all about grafting and care for trees all for $15 members plus 2 free trees Non members $20
5 Mar 2022 Grafting Event; 2 free trees with admission fee. Learn grafting how to plant and take care of your fruit forest.
19 Feb 2022 Saturday propagation February 19th 10am at 3845 Spring Dr Learn all the skills you want and figure out best way to grow your trees Members only event
19 Feb 2022 Seed Planting Event. Start plants early and learn how to grow year round edible garden
9 Feb 2022 Escondido Farm tour with Ken Tseng 60+acres 20 acres lemon,avocado 10acres misc trees . 3mile walk on gently slopping trails Feb 9th Wed 930am 5 spots left
5 Feb 2022 February 5th 9am One of a kind learning experience with Jon Verdick types of pruning, how, what, where to graft, air layer and more. Figs and stone fruit trees. Start Fruit Forest 9am to any time amount you can give.
26 Jan 2022 Sonia Rios with University California Coop talking all about Subtropical Fruit on Zoom join zoom meeting meeting id: 829 4006 5297 passcode: 790756 one tap mobile
15 Jan 2022 Scion exchange #1 January 15th Gates open 9am Bring your apples, stone fruit, figs,seeds and everything else you can share. All members are welcome.
17 Dec 2021 Holiday Party Balboa Park Dec 17 6:00pm
5 Dec 2021 Grape Pruning learn how to prune get scion wood and work on fruit forest December 5th
28 Nov 2021 Get ready for Grape pruning with Mark Miner Nov. 28th
20 Nov 2021 Saturday Propagation November 20th 10am Air layer Figs
14 Nov 2021 Get ready for Grape Pruning November 14th 10am
6 Nov 2021 November 6th 9am come lend a hand at improving Bancroft Fruit Forest and Nursery area
23 Oct 2021 Blow out plant Sale October 23rd Gates open 9:30am
16 Oct 2021 Home Tour and Tasting Saturday, October 16th Town: "Bay Ho" NW Clairemont Time: 2pm Host: Bryant Leach For members ONLY. Need to register with Maria at Space is limited. Priority will be given to those that did not make
16 Oct 2021 Saturday Propagation: Is being postponed, the air layers are just starting to set roots November 20th
2 Oct 2021 Pawpaw tasting tour this weekend and top home garden this weekend
18 Sep 2021 Saturday Propagation/ Social September 18th 10am air layer big fig tree
11 Sep 2021 Home Tour and Tasting Saturday, September 11th For members ONLY. Need to register with Maria at Host: Mark T. Lee, Chula Vista Two limited tours: Please indicate what time you prefer. 10 am 1 pm
21 Aug 2021 Avocados with Will Thomas: Grafting and a lot more
14 Aug 2021 Grape Tasting and Plant Sale August 14th
17 Jul 2021 Saturday propagation & social tasting July 17th at 10am
24 Jun 2021 Zoom meeting with Sam Solis Thursday June 24th 7pm water and irrigation
19 Jun 2021 Saturday June 19th 10am- Go for it grafting and rooting
12 Jun 2021 June 12th 10am Scion & Seeds Exchange #3
2 Jun 2021 CRFG San Diego Chapter is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Jeff Wasielewski Zoom Presentation on Mangos Time: Jun 2, 2021 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting
22 May 2021 May 22nd grafting plus cherimoya pollinating
1 May 2021 Learn all about growing Blueberry's and go home with 1 plant
1 May 2021 Blueberry propagation, acidic soil making and 1 plant
21 Apr 2021 April 21 at 7pm Yungfei Chen will give Zoom presentation on Yangmei Berry
17 Apr 2021 Everything goes propagation class, plus demo on tool sharpening & suprises
20 Mar 2021 Saturday Propagation- No rules or boundary's March 20th please sign register
13 Mar 2021 Scion Exchange #2 everything but citrus
28 Feb 2021 More than a grafting class:Buy 2 rootstocks members $14 and non members $25
27 Feb 2021 More than a grafting event: 2 root stocks, scion instruction $14 members price
27 Feb 2021 More than a grafting class:Buy 2 rootstocks $14 members & make 2 fruit trees
24 Feb 2021 Annona Breeders Zoom presentation Feb 24th 5pm
20 Feb 2021 Feb 20th propagation Saturday Sticks and seeds to trees
3 Feb 2021 Board meeting Feb 3rd 7pm on Zoom
30 Jan 2021 Propagation Saturday- Create a fruit forest one stick at a time
27 Jan 2021 Roger A Baldwin PhD Wildlife Specialist and control
23 Jan 2021 Scion exchange January 23rd see news letter for schedule
3 Jan 2021 Pruning day at Bancroft over 10 different trees, come join
20 Dec 2020 Last day to prune grapes. Learn to prune grape for a trellis
16 Dec 2020 Rosalind Haselbeck- Rain and Grey water collecting
13 Dec 2020 12/13 Finish up on SECOND TEN VINES.
6 Dec 2020 12/6, 11am, FIRST TEN VINES. This would be the best day to come for LEARNING to prune, and for GETTING CUTTINGS. We'll focus on structuring the YOUNGER vines.
2 Dec 2020 Jose Miguel Gallego Zoom Dec 2nd 7:30 Selecting and Growing Subtropical/Rare Fruits
8 Nov 2020 Sunday Plant Blowout and Coleus give away
1 Nov 2020 Plant Sale Blowout Nov 1st
28 Oct 2020 Mary Matava Agronomist - Soil Building
25 Oct 2020 Sunday : Day for fun and shopping
24 Oct 2020 Propagation Saturday; Plant,seeds, graft, future growers welcomed
18 Oct 2020 Super Sunday: use soil, buy plants, help Mark
11 Oct 2020 Super Sunday: Day to visit Bancroft help Mark
7 Oct 2020 Board meeting
26 Sep 2020 Propagation Saturday; plant a seed take it home
23 Sep 2020 Jim Verner- Presentation plant nutrition
20 Sep 2020 Sunday= potting day, Library check book, plant sale
13 Sep 2020 Sunday: use potting soil, purchase plants & view library
26 Aug 2020 Pawpaw presentation with Sheri Crabtree
15 Aug 2020 Bancroft Visit and free mango from Wong Farms
15 Mar 2020 Grafting Seminar, Sunday, March 15
14 Mar 2020 Grafting Seminar, Saturday March 14
26 Feb 2020 February Chapter Meeting
5 Feb 2020 Executive Council Meeting
22 Jan 2020 January Meeting/Scion Exchange
16 Jan 2020 Executive Council Meeting
20 Dec 2019 Holiday Party
13 Nov 2019 November Regular Meeting, Nov. 13
9 Nov 2019 Plant Sale at the Casa de Oro Fall Festival
23 Oct 2019 October Regular Meeting with Matthew Gates and IPM for Fruit Trees
6 Oct 2019 Annual Fall Plant Sale
25 Sep 2019 Sept Regular Meeting - Historical Fruits of San Diego
27 Feb 2019 Feb Regular Meeting - How to preserve (propagate) historic fruits.
California Rare Fruit Growers
San Diego Chapter
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San Diego, CA 92195
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