Northeast Fruit Grower’s Journals & Logs

  • Northeast Fruit Growers Journals and Logs


    Reading as Meditation

    Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

    Ok, maybe not meditation really. I have been shuffling through some self help/mindfulness/zen musings a bit these days. It is the stuff of rural winters… rest, calm, and reflection. The trouble is, I really don’t like the methods of most of these teachings. Its a little obvious, and ok, boring. It is well intentioned, but […]

    Teen Winter Camp at Lazy Mill

    Saturday, January 28th, 2017

      Expand your teen universe.

    Hedge your bets by betting on your Hedge

    Saturday, January 21st, 2017

    There are a lot of species out there being sold as hedges. That is all well and good, but the truth is, a good deal of woody plants, including trees, can work nicely in this respect even if they haven’t occurred to you. At the end of the post is a list of just a […]

    Coppice or Pollard

    Saturday, January 21st, 2017


    New Classes at Lazy Mill

    Saturday, January 14th, 2017

    If you like what we do here at Walden Heights, you’ll likely be turned on by what our good friends are offering the next town ove  

    Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

     New for 2017 :    Fruit CSA    We will be offering a membership that will include fruit and fruit products from July through December, featuring apples, pears, apple cider, fruit juices, frozen berries and other fruit, fresh berries, and extras.  All products are certified organic and grown on our farm exclusively. Not only do […]

    Attention Hard Cider makers !

    Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

    Attention hard cider makers !  We are making weekly pressings with a huge diversity of apple varieties for brewing. This is unpasterized and super fresh. Ordering ahead of pickup is required. Use the contact box, or [email protected] 7.00 gallon in jugs 50.00 for a filled 5 gallon bpa free plastic brewing pail, and everything else […]

    Biochar – fact or fiction ?

    Saturday, February 13th, 2016

    Biochar is being touted as the latest silver bullet in both the agricultural realm and that of environmental stability. There is some evidence that the substance can improve productivity in poor soils, and as another (of many) temporary sequesterers of carbon.Biochar can act as a reservoir of exchange sites, water storage, and in some cases decays […]

    Branching Out Article

    Thursday, January 7th, 2016

    The following is an article in ACRES USA that included Walden Heights Nursery and Orchard…   July15_Scully

    Overstating the Organic Revolution

    Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

    Growing your own food may not just be a way to fill our plates more economically, it may be the only way to obtain healthy and sustainable food with certainty. While it is apparent that grocers now stock their shelves with organic products, a sight unimaginable only a few years ago, it is still a […]

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