Monthly Archives: April 2013

Orchard Notes

Hope to spray for apple scab tonight. We had a very close call using the disease models from Cornell looking at the rain and temperatures over the past few days. If the wetting events are less than twenty four hours … Continue reading

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Updates on Berry Plantings, Tree Fruit Maintenance and Apple Scab

  We have been plenty busy of late. We have most of our raspberry planting completed. Over the weekend, we had help and decided to construct the trellises to support last years’ apple plantings. Up to now, these trees have … Continue reading

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Copper Spraying and Blueberry Planting

April 16, 2013. Well, the green tip stage of apple growth was delayed by the cooler weather over the weekend but it has arrived on early apple varieties today. To protect from apple scab we will spray with a copper … Continue reading

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Prevention against Mites, Apple Scab, and More

April 09, 2013. We are continuing to plant trees and are preparing to plant about ¾ acre of blueberries later this week. A very nice window for planting. We have noticed it is getting a little dry so we are … Continue reading

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Planting Begins!

April, 03, 2013. Late last week we were able to dig our nursery trees out of the ground and put them in the cooler to keep them dormant. We try to keep them under 40F. On Sunday we were able … Continue reading

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