I am looking for tried-and-tested methods for shaping fruit on the branch. What have you tried that has worked? [more inside]
Do you know of any stories or poems for young children (ages 3-10) that are about orchard fruits--or at least feature fruit or fruit trees prominently?
How can I improve backyard fruit tree fruit? [more inside]
Help me think outside the box for tent camping in Northern MD or DE - where can I go besides a campground or sites in a Sate Park? I don't want suburbia in the woods! [more inside]
I am trying to find a South American or Latin American film that we watched when I was in college in the 80s. It was described by the professor as being an example of "magic realism" in film. The scene I remember was of an orchard with trees in bloom and the flowers all turned into butterflies. It was NOT an animated film. Any help greatly appreciated!
What to do with an orchards-worth of apples? I have access to a semi-abandoned orchard (it's maintained, but no-one uses the fruit), and it seems a pity to have all the fruit rot; there's still a fair amount left on the trees. [more inside]
I am so lucky to live in the heart of NC apple country. In fact, I can see an orchard out my back window. Best of all, I have a love for the taste of this versatile fruit. But I have little knowledge of ways to use them. Please share your ideas for ways to enjoy them fully. [more inside]
What fruit trees should I plant in my new orchard? [more inside]
Orcharding tips? Bring them, please. [more inside]
Are there any non-Disneyfied apple picking options around GTA? [more inside]
My parents want to go to an orchard to pick fruit this holiday weekend. Where could they go that's within ~100-mile radius of LA or Orange counties? [more inside]
Where can I go to take a farm tour, pick fruit, or tour a dairy that is within a 2-hour drive of NYC? [more inside]
Help me identify a peach! I work for an orchard. We planted what we were sold as doughnut peach trees but they're not bearing doughnut peaches; they're bearing mystery peaches. [more inside]