Monthly Archives: May 2012

Apple Weights and Measures

Apple Weights & Measures Learn How Many Apples in a Pound and How Many Apples in a Bushel. 1 pound equals: 3 medium apples 2 cups sliced 3 pounds equals: 8-9 medium apples one 9 inch pie 1 peck equals: … Continue reading

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A letter to Roger Way

I wanted to send a letter to Roger Way, who led a lot of research on apple varieties within the Geneva New York State Agricultural Experiment Station. He worked on releasing many apple varieties we enjoy today like Empire, Jonamac and … Continue reading

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Tart Tatin Video

Simple upside down apple tart recipe, constructed on video. REF: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7755794378927607269 

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New England Spray Program

For those of you interested in spraying your apples, there was a post on GardenWeb’s forum by Alan Haigh aka harvestman. Its a great breakdown of what he has been doing with success in the New England area of the … Continue reading

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May Update

The trees are really starting to take off now with the more consistent warm weather. Cristin and I put down Lobster Compost (pH 6.6), we went with Coast of Maine products, they’re organic and this mix does not have manure … Continue reading

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Top Apples by The Experts

Scott from GardenWeb was kind enough to present this list. Many varieties here to choose from, most of which I’ve never had, but hope to have sometime in the near future. Roger D. Way’s Top 20: 1. Spigold 2. Macoun … Continue reading

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How to assess frost & freeze damage

Useful video on assessing frost and freeze damage on apple trees. Courtesy of University of Purdue.  

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