Fruit Gardener

Volume 38, No. 6 - November & December 2006

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Fruit Gardener November & December 2006 cover

Photo By
Joe Sabol.

Features

 
New World Sapotes
The tropical fruits Noel Ramos grows in his Florida backyard are both delectable and
visually attractive. With this interesting story he makes us wish we could grow some.
 
Orchard Ladder Safety and Selection
Lennette Horton developed this piece on orchard ladders for her chapter newsletter
as a result of a chapter member’s mishap with an ordinary ladder. Three legs rule.
 
Pictorial: 2006 Festival of Fruit in San Luis Obispo
The celebration of the Year of the Healthful Grape was a great event. Since a wealth
of digital photos were taken there, it seemed best to let those images tell the story.
 
Import Quarantine Issues with Jujube and Other Arid Climate Plants
A while back Roger & Shirley Meyer shipped some jujube plants to Ben Waddelow,
who lives in South Australia. When that shipment arrived at the agricultural inspection
station, those folks thought the plants were diseased. It’s an odd story. Read on.
 
Amazon Tree-Grape
Felipe Osborne Shea relates the welfare of some unusual fruit-bearing plants as they
survive in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Jeanne. One even thrives in a prone position.
 
Are Ants in Your Plants?
Lots of imported insect pests in the U.S. today. Some are able to prosper and multiply despite all efforts. The Argentine ant is one of the worst. Joy Gumz elucidates.
News & Notices

Advertising information
CRFG Membership Card Returns
CRFG magazine subscription application
Kiwifruit Pruning Demo Announced
Organization contacts
Possible Skeeter Killing Solution
Product Evaluation Update - Noisebuster
Departments

Container Gardening-About Poly and Pots
CRFG Kitchen–GRAPES EXPECTATIONS
Fruit Forum (and Forum Special)
Jamming with Jamlady–COOKING WITH PINE NUTS
Organic Gardening–ORGANIC VS CONVENTIONAL
President's Message
Seed Bank-FULL PAGE OF SEED OFFERINGS THIS ISSUE
The Marketplace CRFG MERCHANDISE, CLASSIFIEDS

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