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Apples for veg and flower growers part 2

publication date: Apr 1, 2019
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It is challenging to manage apple pests with organic methods. Fortunately, this is one part of orcharding where it’s possible to improve over time. It’s hard to change varieties or tree spacing in an established orchard, but you can fine tune your pest management practices from year to year and learn as you go.

Despite insects and diseases, it is possible to grow beautiful organic apples. We’re not highly proficient apple growers, but with care and attention we’re able to keep 60-80% of our fruit unblemished and suitable for sale to local grocery stores.

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