Fruit Gardener

Volume 37, No. 6 - November & December 2005

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Fruit Gardener November & December 2005 cover

Photo by David Karp

Features

First Report: Looking Back On the 2005 Festival of Fruit
Edgar Valdivia was the fi rst to report on his impressions of this year’s festival in Santa
Cruz. Along with Emory Walton and a number of photographers who generously gave
of their talents, Edgar thoroughly enjoyed the event. Of course, he always enjoys them.
Something More About Persimmons
Last year Duane Wieden wanted to know whether he could write a letter to the Fruit
Gardener, to cover persimmon issues that he felt were important and had not been
mentioned. Once he got started, he ended up writing a rather provocative article.
Celebration in Santa Cruz: The 2005 Festival of Fruit Was a Big Hit
Emory Walton was one of many who made the annual pilgrimage to the Festival of
Fruit, held this year in Santa Cruz. In fact, he traveled there with Edgar & Pat Valdivia.
And afterward he took the time to sit down and write an account of his experiences.
Homeowner’s Guide to Controlling Codling Moth and Apple Maggot, Part II
Control of apple-munching pests can be a problem anywhere, especially in applegrowing
country. This is the rest of the tips Judi Stewart offers to deal with them.
Greengage Plums: Defiantly Anticommercial
Following a lifelong desire to rediscover the sweet, juicy greengage plums he knew
as a youth, David Karp finally traveled to the epicenter of greengage plum culture:
France. He found that a fruit long vanished as a favorite in the U.S. thrives there, and
also made discoveries about the difficulties of growing and harvesting this fine fruit.
 
Fruit Brief

Macadamia Nuts Macadamia tetraphylla
News & Notices

 
Classified advertising information
CRFG membership application and card
CRFG badge engraving and assembly service
Obituary
Organization contacts
Scion Exchange Announcements
Departments

Ask the Experts–PINEAPPLE GROWING TIPS AND MORE
Book Review
CRFG Kitchen–A CELEBRATION OF APPLES
Jamming with Jamlady–MACADAMIAS AND MORE
President's Message
The Marketplace CRFG MERCHANDISE, CLASSIFIEDS

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