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June Orchard Stewards

On the second Saturday of June, the Stewards met to learn about fruit thinning, tree training, and non-toxic sprays. We started by identifying different diseases Stewards found in their orchards. Now that the rains have settled down and fruit is budding, it is much easier to see potential threats, like...
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WyMADNESS

In preparation for Mulberry Madness, the BOP team visited Wyman Park to scout out some, well, mulberry trees. The first white mulberry we encountered didn’t have much ripe fruit to yield (the wind seemed to have beaten us to it), but, nonetheless, it was exciting for me, someone who’s never...
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Creating Ugly Dolls for the Orchard

How can they something be so ugly and cute at the same time?! Reginald F. Lewis High school’s Orchard Club finished up their Ugly Creatures project. The combination of thread, felt, and buttons yield some very FUNKY, but adorable orchard creatures. The Ugly Creatures project was paired with a lesson...
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