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by Uncle Jaque
Wed Oct 29, 2014 2:51 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Apples Are GOOD For You!
Replies: 6
Views: 7411

Apples Are GOOD For You!

We knew that already, of course; everybody knows the old "...Keeps the Doctor away" rubric. Here's just more proof (as if we needed it) of why: Eating organic apples is a healthy, natural way to stimulate weight loss: (NaturalNews) An apple a day... you know the rest. This old adage has seen its day...
by Uncle Jaque
Thu Oct 16, 2014 11:39 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Antique Varieties; ID and Propagation in Maine
Replies: 2
Views: 3781

Re: Antique Varieties; ID and Propagation in Maine

Thanks. I have a current FEDCO catalog and have read Bunker's book "Not Far From the Tree" about his research up in Palermo ME. He advises that apple identification can be a lifetime avocation, and even then it's as much guesswork as science for the most part. My experience is only confirming that o...
by Uncle Jaque
Mon Oct 13, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: How identify my variety ?
Replies: 4
Views: 5486

Re: How identify my variety ?

Does anyone know what kind of an apple this is? We have a gnarled old apple tree growing wild on the edge of our woods near the stone wall that runs along Norris Hill Road on the border of our property. It sort of leans out towards the road under the power lines, and apparently the only reason why C...
by Uncle Jaque
Mon Oct 13, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Antique Varieties; ID and Propagation in Maine
Replies: 2
Views: 3781

Antique Varieties; ID and Propagation in Maine

:?: Apple-Rdsd.JPG I'm pretty sure our digs here in Monmouth Maine are on the site of an old orchard - that's why I've taken to calling it the "Wylde Orchard". The property across the road from us is still an operating commercial orchard. As I clear some paths / fire breaks around the property and c...