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Inspirational Customer

Posted by John Kring on Jan 28th 2020

We recently filled an order of heirloom apple scionwood to a new customer in Michigan.  His name is Cory and he does missionary work in Haiti.  You can see some of his successful efforts in … read more

Table full of heirloom apple scionwood

Jan 26th 2020

Karen and I spent the day at the Gillett orchard cutting scionwood from many varieties of heirloom apples.  There's about a foot of snow in the orchard with drifts to 1 1/2 feet so everything is … read more

Winter Wonderland?

Posted by John Kring on Jan 25th 2020

This is a section of new heirloom cider apple trees at the Suamico orchard.

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