California Dreaming

Posted by John Kring on Feb 10th 2019

Our customers from California are calling Maple Valley Orchards asking when we’re going to ship their heirloom apple scionwood so they can start grafting.  In Wisconsin, we’re dreaming of spri … read more

When the Dog Whines

Posted by John Kring on Feb 5th 2019

Cutting scionwood last weekend was a lesson in extremes.  On Saturday, we cut apple scionwood at the Gillett orchard.  It was in the 20’s, calm, and cloudy.  We cut scionwood on row … read more

Life Below Zero - Apple Scionwood Cutting

Posted by John Kring on Jan 27th 2019

At MVO, this is the prime time to cut scionwood.  This is until the weather gets in the way.  Yesterday, the day began with temperatures well below zero and an even colder wind chill.  … read more