Follow the lifecycle of a single apple bud from dormancy to harvest, in this series of 40+ photos.
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Seedling Apple Trees – Let’s Give ’em a Go
In the face of all the best advice to the contrary, I’ve decided to try growing a new apple variety or two from seed.
Decision Time For My ‘Air-Pot Mini-Orchard’ Apple Trees
An interesting idea that still has potential, but mistakes (many mistakes) were made. Time to reboot.
Modified Lorette System Pruning, Summer 2017
Applying the Modified Lorette to our air-pot mini-orchard apple trees.
Time To Thin Out The Apples
Thinning out weaker, surplus fruitlets helps to improve the size and quality of the final fruits.
Air-Pot Mini-Orchard Update: It’s Blossom Time
A healthy display of blossom should hopefully mean a few fruits to enjoy later in the year.
Establishing Our Air-Pot Mini Orchard
In which we plant out our new fruit trees into air-pot containers.
Our Fruit Trees are Here!
Taking delivery of our fruit trees from the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale.