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ATP Podcast #32: Apples for the South, Rose Hips, Fall Chores and More

By dave
August 29, 2013

In today's episode it's a blitz of various gardening thoughts, ideas and suggestions. Dave discusses apple varieties for Texas and Trish shares all her recent herb and rose drying projects. We also wrap up wildflowers week by talking about our favorite articles from last week.

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Name: Misti
Farrrr NW Houston (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas
Aug 29, 2013 7:54 AM CST
Y'all might look into the new apple released last year, Carnavale. It was *all* the rage here in greater Houston. The Urban Harvest fruit tree sale was insanity and we were worried we wouldn't be able to get any as we were near the back of the line, but we got two bare root trees. Even the local nurseries had their own fruit tree sales and they had them in stock, though by far everyone was looking for them. So far our two trees are doing ok, one better than the other. The other has been nibbled on by the deer a few times (need to make our cage around it bigger!). Will be a few years before we get fruit so I can't report on that yet.

A&M has a PDF for the tree and there are a few articles around about it. Treesearch Farms is who put it out. Hope that isn't one of your bad nurseries! ;)

*now to finish listening*
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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Aug 29, 2013 9:12 AM CST Admin

I've never heard of this. Thank you for sharing!

*now off to read more about this*

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