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Almost Apple Time!

The best apples of the season are upon us. The Mid-season! I will likely not write up any reviews of apples this year unless there is an apple locally that intrigues me, so there will be a possibility. I’ve already covered … Continue reading

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Winter Banana – Apple Review

About –  Discovered in Indiana during the mid to late 1800’s. Shape – Heart shaped, delicious like. Large sized apple, not as large as the largest available. Skin –  Thin, waxy, almost greasy. Shines well, Strawberry red on yellow. Very attractive. Flesh – Yellow, … Continue reading

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Jonathan – Apple Review

About –  Some sketchiness around where this apple came from, but the likely story is, its closely related to Esopus Spitzenburg. Discovered in Woodstock, New York, 1826. Shape – Round, slightly lumpy, mostly uniform. Medium in size. Leans on the plate. Skin –  Crimson … Continue reading

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Our first apples

We picked our first apples on September 20th. On the left, Jonamac, and on the right Kidd’s Orange Red. Some slight flyspeck and Sooty Blotch just adds character. We tasted the Jonamac, and had some Aged Cheddar with it, delicious. … Continue reading

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Ginger Gold – Apple Review

Its review season again! We’ll start with one of our favorite early apples. About –  Found as a chance seedling in Virginia. Likely parents are Golden Delicious and Newtown Pippin. Found in 1969 after Hurricane Camille. Shape – Slightly lopsided, medium size. … Continue reading

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August Update – Surprise!

July came and went so fast, but in that time my yard had quite the surprise. I was out walking around the yard, and I stepped on some stiff bristles in the grass. 15 feet from the Frankencrab low and … Continue reading

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10 Point Rating System Explained

Since its come into question on the interwebs by that “other apple guy“… J/K Adam. I’ll explain how I divide up the 10 point rating system. For the most part its a full point system unless I really waffle between … Continue reading

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