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N1959 Kroncke Road
Poynette, WI 53955

Take Hwy 51 North from Madison, go straight onto Hwy 22, turn east (right) onto Hwy 60 almost immediately. Drive 2 miles and go North (left) onto Kroncke Road. We're just over a mile on the left-hand side.

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Monday, April 16, 2012

2012 Planting Season

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A few weekends ago we had the whole crew out planting over 300 new apple trees. 002

It take about an hour to plant 20 – 25 trees.  First – Frank spades out a hole for the trees with the tree spade attachment on the skidster.  Then, the tree goes in the hole and we have to make sure that all the roots are spread out and not twisted around each other.  Then of course we have to fill the hole shoveling the dirt back in.  Of course – most of our dirt is clay so this is a bit daunting at times.  003

Cedi, Capri and Persimoni were very patient and understanding during the full day of planting.  I must say – we’ve been blessed with some really well behaved kids.  We barely even heard a peep from Pip – she just hung out and watched us all work!

The trees we planted this season included more -

  • Haralson
  • MacIntosh
  • Cortland
  • Jonathan
  • Jonagold
  • Snosweet
  • HoneyCrisp
  • Fuji
  • Paulared

 

And two new varieties:

  • Smoothie
  • Golden Supreme

 

These are both types of Golden Delicious.  I can’t wait to try them!

 

Have you read about the new ‘Kids in the Garden’ Program we’re starting this year?  Still plenty of time to sign up your kids!

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