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The accidental orchard

The day I took possession of my first house, I went out to a local garden center and bought the only two fruit trees they had left (both were dwarf pears) and a couple of grape vines. I planted the … Continue reading

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From fruit lover to hater – and back again

When I was growing up in the late 1970’s we lived a few miles away from a retail orchard, and from summer until winter a stop at the orchard concluded the weekly grocery run. Pears were my favorite fruit at … Continue reading

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