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GrowOrganicApples.com is a Holistic Orchard Network

GrowOrganicApples.com is a Holistic Orchard Network: Together we can Grow Organic Apples as part of the local foods movement.

Networking Connections for Organic Fruit Growers: Holistic Orchard Network

Tree fruit growers have a number of ways to connect with one another about holistic approaches to orcharding.

Online Community for the Holistic Orchard Network

Our Portal Page is the table of contents for our online orchard community, and therefore the perfect place to begin exploring. We invite you to poke around, have fun, and to read more about our basic site protocols.

How to Use the Online Community for the Holistic Orchard Network

Our plan here is to make the most current, interesting, and useful information about our topic – growing healthy fruit – easily available in one place, so we can minimize the distraction while maximizing the utility.

Discussion Forum for the Holistic Orchard Network

Join with other fruit growers to explore what it takes to grow healthy fruit, find organic inspiration, and make new tree-minded friends.

Fruit Wiki for the Holistic Orchard Network

Our Fruit Wiki will detail grower opinions about varieties in different regions, rootstock impressions, and production methods for all sorts of fruit.

Grower Profiles for the Holistic Orchard Network

Full-fledged members of the Holistic Orchard Network get invited to share greater detail about their orchards.

Events Calendar for the Holistic Orchard Network

Fruit growers and orchard researchers are invited to announce healthy orchard happenings here.

Michael Phillips: Thoughts from the Land

Michael Phillips, author of The Holistic Orchard, The Apple Grower and The Herbalist's Way writes occasionally about growing healthy fruit, living on the land and more.

Community Orcharding: A Movement to make Healthy Fruit Available in Places We Live

The Community Orcharding movement brings together health-minded fruit growers with organic fruit lovers in all the places we choose to live.

Community Orchard Listings: friends of Holistic Orchard Network

Anyone looking for a local connection to healthy fruit will find a nearby Community Orchard in our regional orchard listings.

Healthy Cider Listings: friends of Holistic Orchard Network

Stay tuned as we prepare this page of listings for holistically-inclined cidermakers.

Fruit Steward Listings: friends of Holistic Orchard Network

Stay tuned as we prepare this page of listings for arborist members tending to home fruit plantings by holistic means.

Books on Growing Healthy Fruit: Holistic Orchard Network

Recommended information for tree fruit growers can be purchased directly from the Holistic Orchard Network's bookshelf.

The Holistic Orchard: Growing Tree Fruits and Berries the Biological Way by Holistic Orchard Network

Growing tree fruits and berries is something anyone with passionate desire can do -- given wise guidance and a personal commitment to observe the teachings of the trees.

Holistic Orcharding with Michael Phillips

Every farm and homestead can enjoy the timeless pleasure of a fruit orchard. Michael Phillips shows how in this "dvd walk" through the orchard year.

Articles on Holistic Orcharding: Holistic Orchard Network

A biologic approach to orcharding relies first and foremost on supporting system health. Updated articles by Michael Phillips provide cutting edge insight into how to grow organic tree fruit.

How to Prune an Apple Tree by Ian Aldrich

You want any bud to see more than 30 percent of the day's sunshine, because that's the minimal amount of light that will allow it to develop fruit.

Priming the Pump by Michael Phillips

The ability to get the juices flowing in soil communities just when we most need bioactivity for decomposition and nutrient uptake comes to us in the form of "pulsing agents" applied to ground and trunk alike.

Holistic Spray Ingredients by Michael Phillips

Together, we are discovering how to grow healthy fruit without chemical inputs and overdone mineral fungicides.

The Fungal Curve by Michael Phillips

The growth cycle of feeder roots reveals the best timing for a number of orchard tasks.

Ramial Wood Chip Primer by Michael Phillips

Using ramial wood chips as the main course for feeding mycorrhizal and saprophytic fungi in an orchard food web that in turn supports our trees.

Holistic Core Values edited by Michael Phillips

Embracing radiant system health in the orchard does suggest certain Holistic Core Values we should strive to achieve in the growing of good fruit.

Curculio Riffs by Michael Phillips

Curculio Riffs: one of a series of articles by Michael Phillips on Organic Orcharding

Seasonal Checklist for the Holistic Orchard by Michael Phillips

Seasonal Checklist for the Holistic Orchard: one of a series of articles by Michael Phillips on Organic Orcharding

Holistic Disease Management by Michael Phillips

Holistic Disease Management: one of a series of articles by Michael Phillips on Organic Orcharding

Pure Neem Oil by Michael Phillips

Pure Neem Oil: one of a series of articles by Michael Phillips on Organic Orcharding

The Kaolin Clay Strategy for Orchards by Michael Phillips

The Kaolin Clay Strategy for Orchards: one of a series of articles by Michael Phillips on Organic Orcharding

The Lepidoptera Complex by Michael Phillips

The Lepidoptera Complex: one of a series of articles by Michael Phillips on Organic Orcharding

Borer Insights by Michael Phillips

Borer Insights: one of a series of articles by Michael Phillips on Organic Orcharding

My Apple Orchard by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote a column (under her husband's name) about her own apple orchard with some advice for organic orchardists that still holds true today.

An Intelligent Paradigm by Michael Phillips

Holistic orcharding is all about finding healthier answers that honor all species. We can only learn from each other if we respect each other.

Network Support: GrowOrganicApples.com is a Holistic Orchard Network

Network funding from growers covers the direct costs of maintaining the Grow Organic Apples website. Apple lovers contributing to the cause enable the vital research needed for community-based orcharding to succeed.

Become a Member: support the work of Holistic Orchard Network

Full-fledged memberships in the Holistic Orchard Network are what make certain the Community Orchard Movement.

Golden Apples: support the work of Holistic Orchard Network

Please support the good work of the Holistic Orchard Network by making a contribution. We need your financial support to continue to grow!

The Boring Bit: financing the Holistic Orchard Network

The Boring Bit: A Look at the Cash Flow of this Grower Networking Effort.

The Community Orchardist Newsletter by Michael Phillips of Holistic Orchard Network

The focus of the Community Orchardist newsletter is always on ecosystem health -- whether we're talking about a community orchard on a small commercial scale or backyard trees that thrill the grandkids.

Subscribe to The Community Orchardist Newsletter by Michael Phillips of Holistic Orchard Network

Stay informed about issues important to orchardists and backyard fruit growers by signing up to receive this newsletter.

Breaking News for Apple Lovers & Community Orchardists

Our Happenings page shares ways apple lovers can help build momentum for the cause, general interest stories about the world of apples, and pertinent quotes from you about our efforts to ensure local fruit.

Research Pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

All apple growers are invited to join in this community effort by sharing innovative research and bouncing around unconventional ideas. Comparison trials amongst growers on soil-focused orchard sites will prove very insightful to us all.

Soil Health: Holistic Orchard Research

Soil Health: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

Resisting Disease: Holistic Orchard Research

Resisting Disease: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

Insect Dynamics: Holistic Orchard Research

Insect Dynamics: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

Balanced Orchard Nutrition: Holistic Orchard Research

Balanced Orchard Nutrition: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

Biodynamic Fruit: Holistic Orchard Research

Biodynamic Fruit: growing organic apples and other fruits with the Holistic Orchard Network

Varietal Notes: Holistic Orchard Research

Varietal Notes: growing organic apples and other fruits with the Holistic Orchard Network

Rootstock Realities: Holistic Orchard Research

Rootstock Realities: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

Thinking Links for Holistic Orchard Research

Thinking Links for Holistic Orchard Research: one of a series of research pages from the Holistic Orchard Network

Grower Links and Resources: Holistic Orchard Network

Organic Orchardists will want to check out these internet directories, orchard resources, cider connections and regional growing guides.

Organic Orchard Consultations with Experienced Holistic Fruit Growers

Regional advisors can help accelerate any community orchardist's learning curve. We certainly have one good suggestion to start off with now... Apple Grower Michael Phillips.

Privacy Policy: GrowOrganicApples.com is a Holistic Orchard Network

Holistic Orchard Network: read our online Privacy Policy.

Contact Michael of Holistic Orchard Network

Holistic Orchard Network: contact founder Michael Phillips with your questions, comments, or even complaints.

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