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The Rurikia 2013 Season in Review

Preparation for the 2013 season began in late 2012. Having identified the likely culprit in the attacks on young apples to be the European Apple Sawfly, the orchard area was given a dose in October 2012 of approximately 5 million … Continue reading

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An early dashing

Last autumn I expanded the orchyard by planting several new perennials.  While the pears and quince seem to have come through the winter OK, the rest of the group seem to have not done as well.  Of two hazelnut plants, … Continue reading

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Composition of the orchyard

Since my plans started with a vineyard and ended up adding an orchard, I have combined the two words into “orchyard” in order to cover all of my edible perennial plantings. The focus is on apples, but in addition to … Continue reading

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