This is a section of new heirloom cider apple trees at the Suamico orchard.
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
We have had several customers asking about grafting multiple varieties of heirloom apple or pear varieties of scionwood onto one tree. We don't do much of that at Maple Valley Orchards (MVO). How … read more
"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
This is what I tell all of our customers. The picture below is a great example of what I'm talking about. Rabbits can do this to a tree when the snow is deeper than your trunk guards … read more