WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Just got done pruning our apple tree last week. As you might recall, this tree was an ornamental apple that was beheaded & grafted onto back in 2014. Saw some flowers 2 years ago that didn’t fruit due to frost. Last year, we didContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? We’re full-swing into the APPLE TREE GRAFTING season here @ CFA. Kind of excited about this one tree near Margaretville; Put 4 different varieties upon it, making 5 if you count the original tree. Now, I’m just hoping for good growth and that theContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? The Apple Tree Grafting season has now begun. Although the first day out brought snow in Ulster & Sullivan Counties, the weather quickly warmed up. The best time to graft is when the bark begins to slip or becomes pliable. Hopefully, this April willContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? The Apple Tree Grafting season is fast approaching its end. We might get an extra 2 weeks into May with the extended winter back in April. Had the chance to prune one apple tree earlier this winter & then return to it last week &Continue Reading