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by SOME IDIOT
Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:14 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Orchard Information
Replies: 1
Views: 4537

Orchard Information

As having a listed orchard, I find it frustrating that I cannot edit and update the facts about my orchard. I think being able to link your orchard to your profile (and be able to edit it) would be very helpful.
by SOME IDIOT
Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Spraying
Replies: 4
Views: 4786

Re: Spraying

Wow, I never heard of stickyballs before. They look cool, I think Ill have to check em out next year.
by SOME IDIOT
Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Cedar Rust Alert for Mid Atlantic States
Replies: 2
Views: 3467

Re: Cedar Rust Alert for Mid Atlantic States

I have also had a small breakout of cedar rust on some of my trees. I was wondering, some sites say to prune off infected limbs, where as others say not to worry about it and just spray better next year. Although I dont think pruning limbs is necessary, I was wondering if pruning off infected leaves...
by SOME IDIOT
Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Cider Varieties
Replies: 3
Views: 5327

Cider Varieties

I just cleared some land and was thinking about planting a cider orchard and I was wondering what are some cider varieties that the community would recommend. I live in zone 5A.
Any feedback is appreciated.
by SOME IDIOT
Mon May 21, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: No Blossoms
Replies: 6
Views: 7062

Re: No Blossoms

Couple questions. Are you pruning them too hard and maybe removing the fruiting wood? As for the gravenstein, Is it on a larger rootstock? (M-111 and Standard size trees usually take longer to begin flowering.) Regardless if you got it 3 years ago, I would be shocked if you didnt start getting flowe...
by SOME IDIOT
Thu May 17, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: June Drop
Replies: 1
Views: 4772

June Drop

Anyone else get their June drop about 2 weeks early this year?
by SOME IDIOT
Wed May 09, 2012 11:09 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Menomonie,WI in need of the following for chip bud grafting.
Replies: 3
Views: 4323

Re: Menomonie,WI in need of the following for chip bud graft

This should have most of what you want.
http://www.maplevalleyorchards.com/Pages/ScionWood.aspx

Although I will say, I got 2 wolf rivers from on sale from raintree, and they were the best 2 well feathered trees I have ever gotten though the mail.

raintreenursery.com
by SOME IDIOT
Fri May 04, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Apple Crops In Other Places
Replies: 5
Views: 6976

Re: Apple Crops In Other Places

In NY the late frost killed off a lot of the flowers on my early budders, but my Macs seamed to handle it fine.
by SOME IDIOT
Tue May 01, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Organic Treatments
Replies: 1
Views: 3259

Organic Treatments

Hey,
I was just wondering if any of you out there grew organically and if so, what treatments/products do you use to combat fungal diseases as well as pests.
by SOME IDIOT
Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Scion Wood
Replies: 3
Views: 5780

Re: Scion Wood

They have a couple Red Fleshed apples here and pretty much anything else you could want.

http://www.maplevalleyorchards.com/Pages/ScionWood.aspx
by SOME IDIOT
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:26 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: New Topic: Which Variety To Try This Year?
Replies: 4
Views: 5771

Re: New Topic: Which Variety To Try This Year?

Im gonna have to vote sweetango as well. Alot of hype around them.

Others Im dying to try
Ashmeads Kernel
Pitmaston Pineapple
Spitzenburg
by SOME IDIOT
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Apple recommendations appreciated
Replies: 2
Views: 5280

Re: Apple recommendations appreciated

Most of these are ~2yr whips so I really cant recommend anything too strongly. But heres my list. Are you zone 5 or 6? I might recommend Pink Lady or a Granny Smith because their late season apple (harvest in November) and keep well. Or an early season apple? Zestar, Williams Pride, Summer Rambo Aug...
by SOME IDIOT
Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Sweetango
Replies: 2
Views: 6031

Re: Sweetango

Hmmm, thats a bummer. I dont know if I can wait that long to get one. Maybe Ill just put my Honeycrisp & Zester Trees together in a candlelit room with some Barry Manilow playing and hope for the best.
by SOME IDIOT
Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Sweetango
Replies: 2
Views: 6031

Sweetango

There really seams to be a lot of hype around these apples, (successor to the honeycrisp) I take it no one knows of anyway to get a hold of some scion wood & or trees.