Fruit Gardener

Volume 37, No. 4 - July & August 2005

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Fruit Gardener November & December 2004 cover

Photo by David Karp

Features

The Uncommon Apples of Poverty Lane Orchards
Ever seen an apple whose coloration was such that it appeared to be gilded? There
are such apples. Really great-tasting one ones. David Karp knows where they are.
The Bad Apples
In a culmination of what began as an e-mail exchange with the editor, Mike Ferrell
articulates a gripe about the unripe fruit that many Americans now see as normal.
The History of the Apple, Part II: Apples in America
In the second of three stories, Lennette Horton outlines the arrival and subsequent
development of apples in America. Yes, Johnny Appleseed was a big part of all that.
Haskap: A New Berry with Ancient Roots
Many folks tend to think of Lonicera species in terms of L. japonica, a prolific liana
that grows throughout the Southeast. It makes fragrant flowers, but no edible fruit. Lon
Rombough tells about a Lonicera species that makes fruit with commercial potential.
The Borojó, Borojoa patinoi
Juan Rivero provides many interesting stories about obscure tropical fruits This is
one of them. Imagine a fruit crop offering three times the protein content of meat.
Growing Mangos from Seed
A mainstay of CRFG is amateur fruit growers who have gained substantial knowledge
from trial and error. Once more Bob Wenski shares what he’s learned the hard way.
Fruit Briefs

A Note About the MayagŁez Mango
American Chestnuts in Marin County
Spanish Chestnut, Castanea sativa
News & Notices

2005 Festival of Fruit announcement
Classified advertising information
CRFG membership application and card
CRFG volunteer opportunity
Erratum
Fruit News Flashes
Hawaiian Fruit Growers eulogize two friends
Organization contacts
Departments

Ask the Experts–AVOCADOS AND MANGOSTEENS
CRFG Kitchen–THE MANY TASTES OF APPLES
Fruit Forum
Jamming with Jamlady
President's Message
Seed Bank
The Marketplace CRFG MERCHANDISE, CLASSIFIEDS

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