Volume 38, No. 1 - January & February 2006
U.S $5.00; Foreign Surface $6.00; Foreign Air $8.00
Photo By Markku Häkkinen
- How-To: Making PVC Pipe Pots for Transplanting
- From his shop on New York’s Long Island, Peter Haarman shares some interesting
information on making pots from which tender-rooted plants can be removed without
disturbance. This solution was devised for pawpaws but would work for other plants.
- My Four Fruit Favorites
- Davidson’s Plum has a familiar ring, but Felipe Osborne Shea says it’s not really a
plum, even though it is among his current tropical favorites. Also among fruits currently
on his best-liked list are names like Ndea, Maigang and bush-type passionfruit.
- Color Pictorial: Fruit Shoot 2005 Photo Contest Winners
- Emory Walton and his crew of judges have come up with yet another slate of winners.
The results are not only attractive; some of these things actually look good enough to eat.
- Apple Tasting at the 2005 Festival of Fruit
- In addition to conducting Festival of Fruit tours of his and Ellen Baker’s intensively
gardened spread with its extensive fruit tree collection, an apiary, and aviary and
more, Fred Menge conducted an apple-tasting event for the festival. It turned out
that tasting apples through the palates of others was refreshing and fun for him.
- Cousins of Cacao: The Genus Herranias
- Most of us have come to know and love chocolate, which is derived from seeds of
Theobroma cacao, but how many of you ever had a chance to sample cacao pulp?
Felipe Osborne Shea has, and he says it’s pretty good stuff. Furthermore, he says
that some consider pulp and seeds of the related Herranias species to taste better.
- Free Irrigation
- Dean L. Rasmussen says that even lowly dishwater can offer benefits for growers.
- Fruit Briefs
- Weeping Mulberry Morus alba var. Pendula............ Alfredo Chiri
News & Notices
- Classified advertising information
- CRFG membership application
- CRFG badge engraving and assembly service
- Early info for 2006 Festival of Fruit
- Guide to Articles for 2005
- Organization contacts
- Ask the Experts–AVOCADO PLANTING TIPS AND MORE
- CRFG Kitchen–RECIPES WITH HEALTHFUL GRAPES
- Fruit Forum
- Jamming with Jamlady–WINTERTIME GOODIES
- President's Message
- Seed Bank
- The Marketplace CRFG
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