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xx   FRUIT
xx   TREE

Antique apples. A look at the Sweet Winesap, Roxbury Russet and Northern Spy apple. How to graft and grow your own trees.
AMERICANA Mar-Apr 1981 (v.9#1) pg. 58

Old-fashioned apples you can grow. Selecting and raising dwarf and semi-dwarf apple trees.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1994 (v.72#8) pg. 55

How to graft a limb on an apple tree so that two varieties will grow on one tree.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1978 (v.68#4) pg. 42

Fruit for the homestead. Part 2. Apple and pear.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1981 (v.65#8) pg. 29

Tips on pruning apple trees.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1984 (v.68#3) pg. 42

Orcharding skills allow high density of apple trees. Using dwarf trees and "notching" techniques to shape trees and make them more productive.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1984 (v.68#10) pg. 26

Apple trees. Part 2. How to take care of your apple trees. Includes pruning, training, thinning fruit, harvesting and storage.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Apr 1985 (v.69#4) pg. 23

Apple trees. Part 1. Includes varieties, planting and pollination.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May 1985 (v.69#5) pg. 16

How to make apple butter.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Aug 1986 (v.70#4) pg. 30

Drying apples. How to prepare and air dry apples using simple equipment.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.74#1) pg. 31

How to prune to save an old apple tree.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1990 (v.74#6) pg. 37

How to dry apples.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1991 (v.75#6) pg. 15

Restoring old apple trees to make them productive again.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1998 (v.82#4) pg. 83

Tip: Homemade weight of cement attached to spring-type clothespin can be fastened on apple branches to force them to grow horizontally.
FINE GARDENING #1 May-Jun 1988 pg. 6
Added Info FINE GARDENING #2 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 4

Low-spray apples. One orchardist's method for minimizing pesticide use.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 63

Very low-spray apple growing. Disease-resistant varieties and a knowledge of pests minimize pesticide use.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 46
Added Info FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 6
Added Info FINE GARDENING #26 Jul-Aug 1992 pg. 6

Tip on a way to get squirrels to stop eating apples and tomatoes.
FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 14

Advice on propagating a favorite variety of apple.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 14

Disease-resistant apples. A guide to tasty new cultivars that require fewer sprays.
FINE GARDENING #31 May-Jun 1993 pg. 55
Added Info FINE GARDENING #33 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 6

Tips on transplanting young apple trees for an espalier.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 12

How to graft different varieties of apples to the same tree.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar 1979 (v.23#3) pg. 56

How to care for new apple and peach trees.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1984 (v.28#2) pg. 40

Tips on selecting and planting dwarf apple trees.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1984 (v.28#2) pg. 66

Characteristics of the rootstocks widely used for dwarf apple trees are explained.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1986 (v.30#2) pg. 30

A guide to "easy-care" varieties of apples that are disease-resistant. Also suggests several pear, strawberry, black raspberry and grape varieties that have high levels of resistent to major diseases.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1988 (v.32#2) pg. 58

How to identify codling moth damage in apples and control it with sprays.
FLOWER & GARDEN Feb-Mar 1988 (v.32#2) pg. 60

Apple trees for the yard and garden. Best varieties recommended. Advice on care, culture and pruning. Organic tips for lessening dependency on chemical control of diseases and insects.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 18

Advice on spraying apple trees with lime sulfur and dormant oil.
GARDEN GATE #30 Dec 1999 pg. 38

Suggestions on apple trees suitable for raising in Newfoundland.
HARROWSMITH #26 Mar 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 16

A look at old varieties of apples and how to graft a full-size classic onto modern dwarf apple rootstock.
HARROWSMITH #26 Mar 1980 (v.4#6) pg. 86

Apple rescue. How to prune an abandoned apple tree.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #119 Dec 1994 (v.19) pg. 32

Tips on pruning to rejuvenate an old apple tree.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #134 May-Jun 1997 (v.21) pg. 10

Tips on raising houseplants from seeds, pits and tops of such fruit as pineapple, avocado, dwarf Mandarin orange, and Golden Dorset apple.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1986 (v.11#8) pg. 14

How to dry apples by stringing them on monofilament and hanging them for a couple weeks.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1978 (v.3#1) pg. 103

Tip on how to graft apple trees.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 31

Nine apple pests and maladies, and how to combat them.
HORTICULTURE Nov 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 54

An explanation of the difference between dwarf and semi-dwarf when describing apples.
HORTICULTURE Jan-Feb 1999 (v.96#1) pg. 12

An explanation of scab fungus on apples and how to avoid or control it.
KITCHEN GARDEN #2 Apr-May 1996 pg. 12

Advice on disease-resistant varieties of apple trees.
KITCHEN GARDEN #8 Apr-May 1997 pg. 12

Apple tree revival. How to prune an old tree to bring it back to health.
KITCHEN GARDEN #8 Apr-May 1997 pg. 52

Homemade trap for coddling moth worms keeps apple, cherry and pear trees worm-free.
KITCHEN GARDEN #9 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 20

Espalier. Turning apple trees into edible art. A three-year process described.
KITCHEN GARDEN #13 Feb-Mar 1998 pg. 48

A look at a dozen antique varieties of apples and their culture.
KITCHEN GARDEN #17 Oct-Nov 1998 pg. 22

Pruning apple trees to improve appearance, yield, and general health.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #42 Nov 1976 pg. 94

A guide to antique apple trees.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #63 May-Jun 1980 pg. 130

Tip: Store apples in the grain bin.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #71 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 46

How to "encourage" a healthy apple tree that is reluctant to set fruit.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #71 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 79

Grafting the mixed-bag apple tree using the cleft-grafting technique. Includes instructions for building a grafting-wax heater.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #85 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 154

Your classic apple orchard. A mini-handbook on varieties and how to grow them ecologically.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #125 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 52

Five steps toward restoring an old apple tree in three years.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #152 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 82

A guide to varieties of southern apples, sources of nursery stock, their planting and care.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #158 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 34

How to mix and use dormant oil spray, pruning and orchard cleanliness to control apple scab.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1977 (v.24#8) pg. 84

How to use bud grafting to create an orchard of old-fashioned unique apple trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1978 (v.25#1) pg. 92

Tips on planting apple or pear seeds or a plum stone.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1978 (v.25#2) pg. 178

A program to control apple scab.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1979 (v.26#3) pg. 76

Tip: How to fight cedar-apple rust on apple trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1979 (v.26#9) pg. 14

Guidelines on planting dwarf fruit trees in the fall.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1979 (v.26#9) pg. 76

A guide to disease-free apples.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1980 (v.27#12) pg. 60

Tip: Keep apples fresh by placing them down an outdoor well shaft.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1981 (v.28#10) pg. 22

Tip: Use Styrofoam picnic cooler to store apples over the winter.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1981 (v.28#12) pg. 20

Be fruitful. How to raise and harvest grapes, peaches, berries and apples.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1982 (v.29#1) pg. 79

Eight-foot long apple picker has a cloth chute which delivers the fruit safely into your hands while you stand on the ground.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1982 (v.29#10) pg. 22

How to store apples for up to six months after harvest.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1982 (v.29#12) pg. 50

How to prune an old apple tree to restore to fruit production in three years.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1983 (v.30#3) pg. 50

Tips on pruning apple trees so your tree yields more fruit.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1984 (v.31#1) pg. 42
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1984 (v.31#4) pg. 8

"M-shape" apple tree pruning lets in more sunlight.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1985 (v.32#6) pg. 5

Protect apples from apple maggot flies by encasing in plastic bags.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1985 (v.32#6) pg. 19

Controlling apple pests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1985 (v.32#7) pg. 86

What rootstock to consider when selecting apple trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1985 (v.32#9) pg. 66

A low-spray plan for controlling apple pests (plum curculio, codling moth, apple maggot, fruitworm, leaf roller and apple scab).
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1986 (v.33#5) pg. 88

An organic program for controlling apple pests. Botanical insecticides and elemental sulfur are used to control plum curculio, codling moth, apple maggot and scab. Sticky red spheres used to control apple maggot.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1987 (v.34#8) pg. 49

Training new apple trees, a five-year pruning plan.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1987 (v.34#12) pg. 48

A guide to new disease-resistant varieties of apples. Includes controls for apple pests.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1988 (v.35#11) pg. 44

Techniques described for espaliering an apple tree.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1988 (v.35#12) pg. 26

Tips on controlling codling moths in apple trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1989 (v.36#2) pg. 20

An experienced orchardist tells how to grow premium apples without pesticides. Chart lists growers' choice of disease-resistant varieties. How to make an apple pest trap.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1991 (v.38#1) pg. 50
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1991 (v.38#2) pg. 9

How to make apple maggot traps.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1991 (v.38#5) pg. 85

Tip suggests storing apples by packing them in autumn leaves.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1991 (v.38#7) pg. 76

Advice on successful storage of apples.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1991 (v.38#9) pg. 20

An organic way to control apple scab.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1993 (v.40#3) pg. 23

How to select the right apple variety to grow.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1993 (v.40#3) pg. 84

An easy apple grafting technique.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1993 (v.40#3) pg. 108

Tips on how to grow apples organically.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1996 (v.43#4) pg. 22

How to select the right rootstock for raising dwarf apple trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1997 (v.44#1) pg. 51

A tip on how to clean apple maggot fly traps quickly and easily.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 55

Choice apples for organic gardens. Eight varieties recommended.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1998 (v.45#7) pg. 38

Apple picker is made from a length of aluminum gutter. The apples roll down the gutter and into a cloth bag at the end.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1982 (v.221#4) pg. 162

A look at spur-type apple trees. Includes tips on planting and pruning.
SUNSET Jan 1977 (v.158#1) pg. 96

How to control codling moths on apple trees.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 280

How to train an espaliered apple tree.
SUNSET May 1977 (v.158#5) pg. 266A

A look at some old-time apple varieties. Includes information on dwarfing rootstocks, a list of seventeen varieties to try and the names and addresses of nurseries that specialize in old and unusual fruit varieties.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 260

A look at a mini-orchard in Portland, Oregon, with 140 grafted trees and over 300 different apples all in an area only 30x40-ft. Includes information on pruning and training, and a step-by-step guide to whip grafting.
SUNSET Jan 1978 (v.160#1) pg. 114

How to "hydro-graft" apples, cherries, peaches and plums during the summer.
SUNSET Mar 1978 (v.160#3) pg. 238

How to thin the fruit on deciduous fruit trees (apple, pears, nectarines, and peaches). This will result in bigger, better fruit and healthier trees.
SUNSET Apr 1983 (v.170#4) pg. 256

The apple fence idea. Plant a row of apple trees so that they crisscross and form "X" shapes. Similar to the classic Belgian fence, but is faster and easier to develop than classic espalier.
SUNSET Jan 1991 (v.186#1) pg. 52

Summer pruning for apples and pears.
SUNSET Jun 1993 (v.190#6) pg. 72

The secret to perfect backyard apples. The use of small bags to protect the fruit.
SUNSET May 1995 (v.194#5) pg. 62

The nastiest apple pest in the west. Strategies to fight the apple maggot.
SUNSET Jul 1995 (v.195#1) pg. 56