What's New?

2015 Tree Adoption and Class Schedule info now available.

CORE Meetings:

 First Tuesday of every month
6pm - Building E-2,
UP City Hall Complex
3715 Bridgeport Way W

Reminder: Tree adopters are required to prune their trees at a scheduled pruning party.


Cick on the links for more info
Jan-April Pruning Class Parties
March Espalier Class
May-June Apple Thinning/ Apple Maggot Class
July-Aug Summer Concerts
Aug Annual Cider Squeeze


Curran Apple Orchard Park

3920 Grandview Drive West

University Place, WA 98466

Pruning Parties & Insect Classes

*Pruning Parties – Trained volunteers and Master Gardeners are available to assist people at pruning parties held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following Saturdays at the orchard:

  • February 7  & 21  
  • March 7 & 21
  • April 11 & 25

People are welcome to prune at their convenience AFTER receiving appropriate instructions. Recommended pruning tools include work gloves, hand pruners, loppers and hand saws. Some tools available on site. Please carry all trimmings to the dumpsters.

Informational signage regarding proper pruning techniques and tools are also located near the Curran Barn as well as by the Espalier Fence off the Grandview Drive entrance into the park.


*Insect/Sticky Apple Traps
Saturday, May 9, 2015
9am - noon

Learn how to deal with the dreaded apple maggot and other pesky insects at a FREE class taught by Master Gardener and Western Cascade Fruit Society member Bill Horn. The class is scheduled from 9am - 10am in the orchard barn, located at 3920 Grandview Drive West in University Place. 

Class participants will receive a free "sticky" apple to take home for their own apple trees. Please pre-register at apples@curranappleorchard.com.

Volunteers are also needed to help hang "sticky apple" insect traps throughout the orchard from 10am to noon. Wear old clothes. 

For more information, please email: apples@curranappleorchard.com 


*Tree Care – Visit the Tree Care page to read about proper pruning techniques and tools. You can also visit the WSU Master Gardener site.