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A short list of the fruits we grow is better defined in a table of varieties:

APPLES more APPLES PEARS GRAPES STRAWBERRIES BLUEBERRIES RED RASPBERRIES
Red Delicious

Yellow Delicious

MacIntosh

Rome Beauty

Nittany

Northern Spy

Smoke House

Suncrisp

Honeycrisp

Crispin

Ida Red

Red Fuji

Gala

Jonagold

Jonafree

Enterprise

Pristine

 

Bartlett

Anjou

Red Anjou

Concord

Reliance seedless

Einset

Vanessa seedless

Honeyeoye

Cabot

 

 

 

 

Bluecrop

Chandler

Bonus

Polaris

Sierra

Duke

Chippewa

Reka

Toro

Brigitta

Patriot

Nelson

 

Lauren

Taylor

Heritage

Caroline

Josaphine

Himbo Top

Jaclyn

 

To see more about our apples, pears, cherries or plums click TREE FRUITS.   

We also grow Blackberries, elderberries and gooseberries. 

A few black raspberries grow in our fence lines. I give the birds credit for seeding them.

The focus of our fruits still centers on the spring strawberry crop. Here are a few of our strawberry growing practices:

We use a matted row system for growing strawberries because it has performed best for us. we spread rows 7' apart at planting. Shredded newspaper serves as a mulch. this level is a little thick and should be raked mostly off in end of March. This is an older picture; more recently we returned to wheat straw.

      

Strawberries need water once they bloom in order to produce well. Nothing beats hand cultivation and weeding...especially when you have plenty of hands.

           

Strawberries are my favorite fruit. There is nothing to compare to a fresh berry.

We will usually grow 2 to 3 varieties- All are good but there are better varieties for different purposes.

 

Blueberries are my second favorite fruit. They are much easier to pick than strawberries and you can eat them by the handful without removing caps.

On our Photo page Mandy is shown picking raspberries next to our grape arbor. Most of our vines are these Concord grapes shown here at a market.

 

Blackberries have a flavor different and hard to describe. To complicate matters different blackberry varieties vary considerably in flavor. We grow a few bushes but depending on severity of winter weather our harvest varies.

All of our jellies and jams are made from our fruit. If you like the full flavor of locally grown fruit you should like our preserves.

 

 

We have a canopy for extending the raspberry season-seen here. The canopy frame is covered with a Agribon row cover and usually give reasonably good frost protection. Raspberries seem to never quit producing.

 

 

Red Raspberries are one of our most noted fruit crops since we usually have fruits being picked from early July through October -yes, October. Primocane fruiting varieties extend the season well past what many consider normal. 

New to the garden this year is a primocane fruiting Blackberry variety we are growing, Prime Ark. Watch for fruits from it in Summer

 

 

WE have close to 100 fruit trees including apples, pears and plums. To see more about them click  TREE FRUITS.

Our apple harvest. The past few years have not been great apple producing times but we will see how this year turns out.

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