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Crabapples enticing young grizzly to Banff townsite

They’re concerned about pumpkins out for Halloween, but the grizzly bear that prompted a bear warning for the Banff townsite is already developing a taste for crabapples. 500 more words


Misguided Peach Bloom for Halloween

I’ve never had a fruit tree bloom quite like this before!  Doesn’t it know that apples and pumpkins get to be the star now?  It has just really started to cool down here in southern California.   177 more words


A pest called possum

Possum kill trap.







On a farm there’s always somethings, isn’t there? If your neighbours heifers don’t break loose and trample your garlic beds, the nor-westerly flattens half your olive grove in one foul sweep. 508 more words

Fruit Trees

Pumpkin Ponderings, memories and musings.

Once I had an uncle who bought the garden of an old estate and built his house in it.

The garden was about three acres in size and surrounded by a high brick wall. 1,570 more words

Michael Phillips is Happy To Share His Holistic Orchard

The Holistic Orchard
Michael Phillips

In The Holistic Orchard, Michael Phillips tackles one of the biggest horticultural and agricultural challenges known – how to grow healthy, healthful, and beautiful fruits without the use of chemical herbicides and pesticides. 532 more words