Category Archives: fruit growing

Latest Entry, We will have SOME fruit!

We will have some fruit this summer still: peaches, asian pears, pears, and apples. I am including a video from youtube of my latest walk around

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My Famous Dad

Jim Cummins is famous as an apple rootstock breeder but my sister has made him even more famous this winter with a self-published book of his early life Boy At Dix.  Though a short book it is an interesting read … Continue reading

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2011 Summary in Vid

Just a quick video of Indian Cave this year! Or look at this alternative version with different audio (same pics).

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Dandridge Market Day

We had a pretty good market day today at the Dandridge Farmers’ Market.  We had a lot of white donut peaches, our first Redhaven peaches, and plums.  We are excited to be involved next Thursday night in the FIRST market … Continue reading

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Garnet Beauty Yellow Peach is Ready!

Hey Ho!  I plan on selling Garnet Beauty Peaches TODAY at the UT market from 4-7 PM.  I’m selling quarts for $4, this is approximately $2/lb give or take.  This description of Garnet Beauty is borrowed from Pete’s Produce Farm: … Continue reading

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Sweet Cherries and Edible Pod Peas

Well, I checked the orchard and still no significant hail.  My earliest June Prince peaches are starting to turn yellow and my White Gold sweet cherry and edible pod peas are ready.  We plan to sell tomorrow at the UT … Continue reading

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More on Hail.

Well, we got some hail. I will go out this PM and check on the status of the crops.

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