Category: Pick-your-own

Creating Fruit Trees by Grafting

We are in the finest season to create trees-asexually- by “grafting”. By cutting living tissue from one like plant and connecting this piece of plant to another-even as small as a few cells-one is changing the genetic type from one to another. I have… Continue Reading “Creating Fruit Trees by Grafting”

August 6th Availability; making apple trees

Blueberries-Legacy variety, mulberries, Blackberries & Apples: the sauce/pie Lodi, crispy Pristine, multipurpose & high flavor Gravenstein and William’s Pride, juicy Summerred, front end of complex/spicy Zestar! Apples 101: Wednesday Aug 9th, 16th, 23rd – 5:30pm — 8:30pm see classesClasses-Tours A window in time is… Continue Reading “August 6th Availability; making apple trees”

July 31st 2017 availability

Blueberries, Blackberries, early Pristine apples

The upick is open for Jostaberry, Black Currant

Pick your own Jostaberries, Black Currant, Gooseberries

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Fruit Tree Hedge

An apple hedge is ridiculously simple. 1. Stake it out 2. Plant it 3. Wait a few years 4. Pick, eat, store through the winter. The system here in this photo is mostly neglect. First plant a nursery of dwarf rootstock 3’x10″ apart -count… Continue Reading “Fruit Tree Hedge”

The growing season’s last fruits

Late apples like Goldrush, Suncrisp, Enterprise could be hanging…but they’re picked! Medlar is another that hangs late until freezing temps begin to break the starch down to sugar known as bletted. The fruit was important as a winter food during Roman times. Today it… Continue Reading “The growing season’s last fruits”

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