There are many harvesting tools to help orchardists get hard-to-reach apples from standard-sized trees. Here are a few to consider this apple season.
In this excerpt from “Apples of North America,” Tom Burford (āProfessor Appleā) details the correct steps for properly planting a tree.
If your land canāt support a full-sized apple tree, columnar trees, with their conservative space requirements, could supply your family with fruit for pies, crisps and more.
When Brett and I moved to the country two decades ago, we envisioned having a sunny little orchard where we would harvest bushels of apples, pears and other delicious tree treasure each year.