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Warm Winter Weather and Pruning

Ground Hog’s Day has come and gone and according to the predictions we are anticipating another six weeks of winter.  We have had several periods of single digit temperatures but overall this winter has been more mild than most with warm temperatures.    Don’t … Continue reading

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February 2016 Update: Pruning, Pruning, Pruning

What’s been happening at the orchard?  Well, that’s simple to answer, pruning, pruning and more pruning.  We have finished pruning the apple trees and at this point of the process, we are most happy about that achievement.  Our next endeavor … Continue reading

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Pruning our Apple Orchard

Orchard work is an all year long endeavor.  Holidays are over, trees are dormant and so out we go to start pruning. The moderately warm temperatures of late December provided us an opportune time to begin pruning in the apple orchards.  … Continue reading

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Mid – March Update: Almost Finished with pruning!

So, what have we been up to these last few weeks?  Seasonal pruning has been quite a challenge.  Cold temperatures, snow and ice accumulations have brought pruning to a standstill at times.  These last few warmer days of March, however,  has … Continue reading

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Mid February Orchard Update

I’ve been somewhat lax in getting this site updated again since the end of harvest but just wanted to let everyone know that although harvest is over, plans are developing for the orchard in the coming year.  Our fruit season closed … 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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