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Re: [nafex] Bearcreek closed - who else has scionwood?

Richard Fahey IS the Christian Homestead Movement.  He is a back-to-the-land
person in the ultimate sense - no electricity, no phone, living like a
pioneer.  That's why you have to write - it's the only way to communicate
with him.
-Lon Rombough
>From: Ginda Fisher <ginda@concentric.net>
>To: nafex@egroups.com
>Subject: Re: [nafex] Bearcreek closed - who else has scionwood?
>Date: Fri, Jan 19, 2001, 6:43 PM

>Has anyone bought Linwood from the Christian Fellowship (or something
>like that) who advertise in Pomona?  They offers a few hundred cultivars
>of apple, and since they sell it, you don't have to have scions of your
>own to exchange.
>Ginda Fisher
>"Lon J. Rombough" wrote:
>> First, if you want a huge bunch of apple varieties to choose from, send a
>> SASE to Richard Fahey, the NAFEX apple interest group chairman.  He has a
>> collection of over 1,000 varieties.  Another is Nick Botner, here in Oregon.
>>  I don't have his address on hand, though.  You have the Western Cascade
>> Fruit Growers in your area that has scions exchanges every year.  And the
>> Home Orchard Society, here in Oregon, has a monster scion exchange every
>> March.  And of course there is the Exchange Page in POMONA.
>> There's a link to the HOS on my web site and I know members of all the
>> groups are on this list and can fill you in.
>> -Lon Rombough
>> Grapes, unusual fruits, writing, consulting, more, at
>> http://www.hevanet.com/lonrom
>> ----------
>> >From: "Mark Lee" <piper3@uswest.net>
>> >To: nafex@egroups.com
>> >Subject: [nafex] Bearcreek closed - who else has scionwood?
>> >Date: Fri, Jan 19, 2001, 3:24 PM
>> >
>> >Last year I bought a bunch of scionwood from Bearcreek.  Little did I
>> >know that mine was one of the last orders they would ship.  All of my
>> >grafts died last summer when I was out of town.  A heat wave hit
>> >Seattle and the small trees were not protected or watered.  Who would
>> >imagine that could happen in Seattle?  This year I want to try again,
>> >but with no Bearcreek, where else can buy scionwood?  Also, is there
>> >a system set up within NAFEX for exchanging scionwood among members?
>> >This is my first year with NAFEX?
>> >Thanks,
>> >Mark Lee
>> >Seattle
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