Volume 37, No. 6 - November & December 2005
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Photo by David Karp
- 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
- Organization contacts
Scion Exchange Announcements
- 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
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