Do you accept debit or credit cards?
We accept all major credit/debit cards. We take cash, personal checks and occasional IOU’s.
Do you allow dogs?
Yes! Friendly dogs on a leash are OK in the orchard. We ask that you clean up after your dog and we keep a supply of plastic bags if you need one.
Do you know someone who will prune my apple trees?
Yes! Kyle Zecher, Zecher Tree Care and Firewood. He’s one mile down Mad Tom Road. Phone 802-366-0077, email [email protected].
I have an old apple tree in my yard. Can I bring it back?
Yes. There is a lot of good information on the web. This link is to an article from University of New Hampshire.
What are some good resources for learning how to grow my own apples?
Here are some great resources for learning how to grow apples.
The Apple Grower by Michael Phillips – Chelsea Green Publishing –
These books are available at Northshire Bookstore.
Adams County Nursery, Aspers PA. Tel 717-677-8105. Excellent source for trees and lots of good info on their web site.
OESCO (Orchard Equipment Supply Co), Conway MA. Tel 800-634-5557. Good source for supplies specifically for orchards.
Gemplers, Madison WI. Tel 800-382-8473. Good source for all types of agricultural equipment and supplies.
UVM Fruit. University of Vermont web site with a lot of good info about apple growing.
Cornell Garden Based Learning – web site with info aimed at home growers.
Where can I find information about raspberry plants or buy raspberry plants?
You can buy raspberry (as well as blue berry) plants from Nourse Farms in Deerfield, MA. Their web page has a lot of good information and they have excellent stock. A good book is the Backyard Berry Book by Stella Otta, available at The Northshire Bookstore.