Next time you bite into a crisp juicy apple…. or indulge in a yummy pie…. or spread apple butter on your toast, tip your hat to Vancouver’s heritage apple tree. Even if most of the varieties we enjoy today didn’t originate from this tree, “she” demonstrated the suitability of our soils and climate for her kinfolk.
Marion County Master Gardeners™ are trained certified volunteers who promote the joy and science of home gardening in our community. We answer questions, teach workshops, provide speakers, maintain a demonstration garden, and connect home gardeners to the information they need. The Master Gardener program is sponsored by OSU Extension.