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I am planning to run a series of nutrient tests this year where we making a number of plant teas (fresh and fermented) from a variety of medicinal herbs for use on plants. I am seeking a reliable lab ...
    - Mike Biltonen        posted: 11May
Good day Here we go again looking for some information to curtail the borer activity in our orchard. We have 450 cider apple trees on B118. We have grafted and planted out most of these ourselv...
    - Joanne Corkum        posted: 5May
This is some kind of collar rot that I found on a young apple tree yesterday. All the top of the tree looks healthy and the tree has been very vigorous last summer. However, at ground level, the ba...
    - Claude Jolicoeur        posted: 2May

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Engaging in this Network

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Old Frog Pond Farm
a snapshot from one of our Grower Profiles

Old Frog Pond Farm

Harvard, Massachusetts

Linda Hoffman writes: “Much of my approach comes from what I've learned at the yearly Stump Sprouts gathering in the Berkshires. We encourage our trees' immune system with nutrient sprays... Soil health is always on the radar. My favorite practice is to watch and wait. ”

The Network becomes all the more engaging as orchardists get to know each other better. Posting a grower profile allows other growers to learn about your farm, your trees, your philosophy. >

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