Volume 38, No. 2 - March & April 2006
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Photo By David Karp
- How-To: Building a Simple Plant Propagation Box
- Not long ago, during an Arizona chapter meeting Leo Martin conducted a training session on how to construct a simple plant propagation box using economical materials. Before long the word got around. When the Fruit Gardener editor got wind of it, he persuaded Leo to describe the construction steps in an article, and to restage the procedure for illustration. Jenny Hom agreed to help out by taking the pictures.
- Unbuttoning the Buttoned-Down Lemon
- Most readers have probably seen or at least heard of pink lemonade, But how many have seen variegated lemons with pink flesh? Or seedless lemons? Or orange lemons? David Karp has seen these and much more. Inside he tells how a fruit once considered fairly conservative in terms of appearance and market position is finally lightening up and coming into its own. David offers some delectable images as well.
- Bananas Indoors in Northern Climates
- Nearly three decades ago, Markku Häkkinen bought a banana plant in a market in Kotka, Finland, where he resides. The purchase was perhaps an impulse sparked by his love of the tropics, which he had visited as a merchant marine ship captain. He could not have known at the time he began the care and feeding of his potted banana that the genus Musa would occupy his interest to the extent that it has become a second career.
- News & Notices
- 2006 Fruit Specialist List
- Classified advertising information
- CRFG magazine subscription application
- CRFG badge engraving and assembly service
- Early info for 2006 Festival of Fruit
- Fruit Shoot 2006 photo contest info
- Guide to Articles for 2005
- Organization contacts
- Container Gardening–A COLLECTION OF LETTERS
- CRFG Kitchen–LEAVES AND FRUIT OF GRAPES
- Fruit Forum
- Jamming with Jamlady–GRAPES, SEEDS AND LEAVES
- President's Message
- Seed Bank
- The Marketplace CRFG
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