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2018 Winter Orchard Activities on Hold: It’s cold outside!

Old Man Winter has struck with a vengeance here in Southeastern Indiana.  This past week has been bitterly cold with ice and snow blanketing the orchards.  While the sun shining on the ice covered trees has created a captivating scene, … Continue reading

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Doll’s Orchard featured in The Herald Tribune

Our local newspaper, “The Herald Tribune,” recently ran a feature on our orchard operations. The author, Will Fehlinger, did a nice job covering our past, present, and future plans of the orchard. The article, titled “How ya’ like them apples” … Continue reading

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Fireblight infections and control

Fireblight has reared its ugly head again in the orchard.  Numerous hours have been spent trying to control this destructive disease.  Fireblight is caused by the  Erwinia amylovora. This bacterium overwinters in the wood of the trees. During the spring, … Continue reading

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2014 Market Schedule

We have determined our Market Schedule for 2014: Wednesday: Whites Sale Barn, Brookville, IN (Highway 52) Rain or Shine, Daylight until sellout Friday: Greensburg, IN: South side of the Courthouse Square Rain or Shine, 2PM – 6PM Saturday: Batesville, IN: … Continue reading

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June Orchard Update

June has brought forth beautiful fruit development.  Sufficient rains and warm temperatures have contributed to the growth of the apples and peaches.  The fruit is quite visible now as one walks through the orchards.  The growth of the vegetation in the … Continue reading

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Its a Busy Time of Year!

No leaves on the trees, no snow on the ground. It is that time of year where we are hustling to finish the orchard preparation for the coming season. Many tasks have to be completed before we enter bloom – … Continue reading

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