Fruit Gardener

Volume 36, No. 5 - September & October 2004

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Photo by Richard Sar

Features

 
Noni: Miracle Fruit of the Century
It is clear from this article that Maurice Kong has a high opinion of noni—and
high hopes for its future as a new curative substance in the world of medicine.
Color Pictorial: Festival of Fruit 2004 a Huge Success
The Los Angeles chapter and Festival Chairman Edgar Valdivia can take a lot of pride in the 2004 Festival of Fruit; this year’s event will go down in CRFG annals as one of the best ever. All of the photos illustrating the activities were furnished by Joe Sabol.
From Greece: Olive Tree Growers? Yes, By Athena!
From the windswept highlands of a venue we seldom see, Aliki Ammerman relates the experiences of the uninitiated as they try to grow olives in a hostile environment.
Notes on the Bunya-Bunya
If you don’t know what Araucaria bidwillii is, Felipe Osborne Shea’s descriptions of this unusual tree and its “nuts” will interest you, as is will his account of propagating it.
Chapter Outing Pictorial: Gettin’ In On the Squeezin’s
When Joe Sabol limbers up his digital camera, he covers his subjects thoroughly. In this case Joe recorded an outing of the Central Coast chapter to see how olives are grown and processed. It appears to have been a great day. The pictures tell the story.
Color Pictorial: Fruit Shoot 2004 Photo Contest Winners
Every year Emory Walton works behind the scenes to make the Fruit Shoot a reality, never taking a bit of credit. For his recent success at bringing digital entries into the contest, he deserves accolades for broadening our enjoyment of fine fruit photos.
Fruit Brief

Pineapple Guava Feijoa sellowiana by Alfredo Chiri
News & Notices

Fruit news flashes
Complete list of Fruit Shoot entrants
CRFG Planning Committee news
Book review
Refined instructions for free classified ads
San Diego Chapter's annual plant sale
Honoring Bill Whitman, RFCI Co-founder
Departments

Ask the Experts–GLOMALIN UPSTAGES HUMIC ACID
Container Gardening–NORTHERN EUROPE CITRUS
CRFG Kitchen–NON-BERRY ANYTIME DELIGHTS
Fruit Forum
Organic Gardening–NOVEAU SNAIL CONTROL
President's Message
Seed Bank
The Marketplace CRFG MERCHANDISE, CLASSIFIEDS

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