Volume 42, No. 4 - July & August 2010
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- Notes from a Balcony Gardener
- Tynan Wyatt may well be the tip of the proverbial iceberg in terms of folks who
doggedly insist upon growing fruit-bearing plants on premises far less expansive
than single-family dwellings. Maybe size doesn't matter quite so much after all.
- The Pitahaya's Arrival
- Who could resist Edgar Valdivia's ebullience as he proffers colorful, succulent
samples of his favorite cross-pollinated pitahayas for a taste test? The flavor of
these hybrids is amazing, and quite apart from the blandness many have come to
expect from dragon fruits, as they will learn during the 2010 Festival of Fruit. In
this article, Edgar offers up a broad look at the pitahaya and the industry that has
at last begun to develop around it. The story is followed by festival information.
- The Tropical Fruit Paradise of Trinidad
- Bassem Samaan is a Pennsylvania snowbird who seems to have become especially
enamored of Trinidad and its sights and sounds, and most certainly its wonderful
assortment of tropical fruits. This place, in the North Atlantic a few degrees north
of the Equator and just off of Venezuela's coast, is a veritable rare fruit crossroad.
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- News & Notices
- 2010 Festival of Fruit Schedule & Speakers
2010 Festival of Fruit Registration Form
CRFG Officers, Chapters and Services
Fruit Gardener Subscriptions
Ask The Experts—GLOBAL WARMING?
CRFG Kitchen—SUMMER GOODIES
From the President
Jamming with Jamlady—GARDENING & CANNING
Organic Gardening—RETROFITTING ORCHARDS
The Marketplace—CRFG GOODIES & CLASSIFIED
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