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2012 Apple Harvest

It’s been a pretty miserable year in the orchard; I haven’t yet been able to bring myself to write what I try to think of as an annual summer report. A wet spring led to fireblight and scab outbreaks, nearly … Continue reading

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Introduction to Apple Scab and Fireblight

My original plan for orchyard maintenance involved being passively organic by simply not doing anything beyond occasionally pruning. I expected a certain amount of fruit loss due to birds and insects eating the fruit and some drop in tree productivity … Continue reading

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