Monthly Archives: May 2014

Planning & Planting a Guild

 By Karen Ganey Planting guilds around your fruit or nut tree is best done in the early years of the trees growth, before it’s surface roots take over. Choose from the many species to enlighten the colors, smells, tastes, and … Continue reading

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Guide to Spring Care

By Karen Ganey  A Vermont winter can be harsh on young fruit trees. They have to store enough energy to withstand freezing temperatures, piling snow on brittle branches, hungry voles and munching deer. The early spring is a great time … Continue reading

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Mulch Ring Workshop June 8th

  Join in the fun while we explore the permaculture concept of tree guilds.  Supporting a tree with beneficial plants increases its immune capacity and beautifies the landscape. Educator and certified permaculture designer Karen Ganey will share everything you need … Continue reading

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New: Donation Jars at Upper Valley Co-op!

We now have an Apple Corps Donation Can at each checkout counter at the Upper Valley Food Co-op! Small donations soon add up to…say, $50,  which will buy a tree seedling and the soil amendments for planting!  Or help us … Continue reading

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2014 Nut Tree Selections

Hello Fruit and Nut enthusiast! Welcome to another year of planting for free and public picking. We are excited to expand the number of edible trees to include nuts…both versatile and nutrient dense varieties that are suited well to our … Continue reading

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May 17th Planting Day Celebration

Upper Valley Apple Corps Presents: A Planting Day Celebration (For Nuts, Nut Trees and Everyone Who Loves Them) May 17th, 10:00 – 1:00 At the Hartford Historical Society 1461 Maple Street, Hartford, VT  05001 Learn how to plant a nut … Continue reading

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