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10 Best Apples in My Orchard

10 Best Apples in My Orchard

While my orchard harvests are not ready for prime time availability and farmstand sales, I do like to share my findings in what I think are some of the best apples I grow. And by best apples, I mean, tree varieties that aren’t too fussy […]

How Do I Like Them Apples? (Pomologically Speaking)

How Do I Like Them Apples? (Pomologically Speaking)

Great Apple Trees for Western Washington (Seattle). While my pear and peach trees have forsaken me, my apple trees continue to bloom with promise. And after a year of promising, the goods are in. The following apple varieties seem well suited to our cool maritime […]

Favorite Apples: Give Me “Liberty” or Give Me Pests

Favorite Apples: Give Me “Liberty” or Give Me Pests

I picked my first Liberty apples this year, and I have to say that I’m impressed. Liberty is a great choice for the home orchard, packing a one-two punch of exceptional, sweet-tart flavor along with disease resistance.  In university trials, Liberty exhibited good resistance to […]