Where is the new scionwood on my tree?

Posted by John Kring on Jan 12th 2020

We get asked a lot about how to cut scionwood for grafting.  Below is a simple example of this on a Wickson Crab.  The top picture is the picture of the Wickson Crab.  The bottom pictur … read more

When the wrong weather is helpful?!?

Posted by John Kring on Jan 2nd 2020

Something you shouldn't be able to do in Northeast Wisconsin on January 1st is working in the ground.  The ground should have been frozen since mid-November. However, we spent time on New Year's … read more

Early Scionwood Cutting - What does it involve?

Posted by John Kring on Dec 21st 2019

We were asked to get an heirloom apple scionwood order out by Jan 6.  Normally, we don't cut and ship that early but it was for a very good cause.  This morning we had to put everything toge … read more

Apples the 1st Year?

Posted by John Kring on Nov 1st 2019

"Will my new trees have apples the 1st year?"We get this question a lot.   Short answer:  Yes, you can get apples the 1st year.  Longer Answer: Don't let them have apples until yea … read more