Tag Archive for: harvest

The Tyranny of the Harvest – Looking for Honeycrisp Lovers

August 29, 2020 You can watch summer squash grow. Just have a seat. The plant explodes with six at once. You are hurriedly trying to remember who likes squash, before the fruits look like footballs. “Would you like to take a yellow squash?”, I asked a volunteer at the end of his shift. “Oh no, […]

New Watering System Is On Tap

October 1, 2017 It’s fascinating how one mulberry or one thornless blackberry can sustain me while I work in the orchard. Just that brief sweet juicy explosion can satisfy, nourish and make me smile. These two fruits are new to the orchard and they have proved their worth. It will be several weeks before we […]

Harvest Highlights – Part II – Fruit

December 07, 2016 Now for the fruits of our labor. 2016 was our fifth season and we finally picked a substantial amount of apples, enough to test and to share. For the first time kiwi berries developed and both chestnuts produced fully pollinated nuts. We still need to inspire one or two fruit lovers to […]