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Apple Tree Grafting

I don’t know whether you know this or not, but the orchards up at Lupton House are actually an ancient orchard, which means that there are a lot of the trees that are over a 100 years old. 240 more words

Enjoying Autumn

Waiting for spring and enjoying the fruits of last autumn as I work my way through the remaining jars of

Pears in Rosemary Syrup

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Recipes From An Edible Landscape

Fremont River Trail (Capitol Reef National Park, UT)

Capitol Reef National Park’s Fremont River Trail, named for the perennial stream it follows, ends atop a windswept hill providing sweeping views of the Waterpocket Fold, a 100-mile long wrinkle in the Earth’s crust accented by a panoply of colors. 990 more words


Managing The Orchard Floor As A Hay Meadow

With careful management the orchard floor can become a thriving wildflower habit which is not only good for the wildlife, but also good for the soul.  334 more words


Community Garden

You’re given a plot of land and have the financial resources to do what you please. What’s the plan?

When I was little we moved to North Carolina.  

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A Spade in the Barefoot Orchard

A Spade in the Barefoot Orchard

A spade used during the February planting of an additional 32 trees in the Fruit Routes Barefoot Orchard at Loughborough University. 57 more words


Heading A Young Tree

Heading or topping a bare-root fruit tree in its first winter helps it to establish more successfully in its new home.  It also encourages side branches to form at the correct height when the tree starts growing again in the Spring.   526 more words