Gardening in Southwest Washington State. Aiming for good food, sustainability, diversity, ecological balance. Learning from tradition, science, experience, and experimentation. Growing fruits, vegetables, trees, and flowers. Growing from seeds, cuttings, divisions, and grafting. Puttering meditation.
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Why we thin apples
Honeycrisp mini dwarf. I did think the apples, but not enough. They overloaded the tiny tree and it broke off. Oh well. The apples are quite good. I should be able to recover the tree from the stub, but it will take a couple of years.